Introduction to Welding
Enrollment Limitation: Minors are required to have a parent or guardian permission before registering for any welding course. Please complete the proper forms during the registration process. A maximum class capacity is twenty five students due to the constraints of the welding laboratory.
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
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.