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.
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.
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.