WELD 111 Basic Pipe Welding Procedures
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
Prerequisite: WELD 100 or 160 with a grade of "C" or better; The student needs safety training on gas cutting equipment and electric arc welding machinery to be eligible for the WELD 111 course.
Basic Pipe Welding Procedures covers personal safety, hand and power tool safety, machinery safety and operational procedures for preparing metal for welding. The student will be introduced to the proper procedures of beveling pipe with a cutting torch and grinder, welding in the 5G and 6G positions with the SMAW, FCAW, GMAW or the GTAW process. The course will also include Metallurgy, Materials, Fabrication, Welding Codes, Industry Standards, Welding Procedures and Welding Inspection procedures. Laboratory assignments will allow students to focus on pipe to pipe fit-up and welding bead quality to meet or exceed industry standards.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO #1: Demonstrate welding skills sufficient to meet industry standards (Program Learning Outcome #1).