Beginning Welding

Course Number: 
WELD 110
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
A lecture-lab course to provide an introduction to safe industrial work practices, work ethics, oxy-fuel cutting and common manual and semi-automatic welding processes. 8 lecture hours; 16 lab hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL 060, READ 080, a grade of "B" or better in MATH 060 or placement in MATH 100 or BMCT score of 38 or higher. Instructor permission required.
Course Outcomes: 

To meet the course standards and demonstrate the ability to meet the outcomes expectation of this course the welder will:

  • Work safely in and around welding operations
  • Demonstrate appropriate Workplace Behaviors
    • Demnstrate professional and responsible personal conduct.
    • Demnstrate ability to comply with organizational rules and policies.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge relevant to the industry in Technical Proficiency
    • Access technical data frm reference publications and charts.
    • Measure accurately with a tape and scale.
    • Perfrm basic mathematic calculations in relation to assignments.
    • Set up and perate common manual and semi-automatic welding and cutting equipment.
    • Apply fillet and grove welds with backing.