WELD 100 Introduction to Welding
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This is an introductory course that covers the safety procedures of operating an electric arc welding machine, oxygen-acetylene cutting torch, oxygen-propane cutting and heating torch, plasma arc cutting, flux core arc welding, gas metal arc welding and the gas tungsten arc welding process. The course also includes the scientific theory of welding and cutting, modern power sources, welding symbols, proper joint design, the proper welding procedures and techniques for all types of welding and cutting processes.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO 1: Demonstrate welding skills sufficient to meet industry standards.