Advanced Welding

Course Number: 
WELD 130
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
A lecture-lab course to build upon skills learned in WELD 120. Work habits and safety are emphasized. Advanced joint configurations are cut, fit, and welded in all positions with common manual and semi-automatic cutting and 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
    • Demonstrate professional and responsible personal conduct.
    • Demonstrate ability to comply with organizational rules and policies.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge relevant to the industry in Technical Proficiency
    • Access technical data from reference publications and charts.
    • Measure accurately with a tape and scale.
    • Perform basic mathematic calculations in relation to assignments.
    • Set up and operate common manual and semi-automatic welding and cutting equipment.
    • Select, prepare and apply V, Bevel, and U groove joints with and without backing, and with and without back gouging.