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C571
Welding (WELD)
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Program Overview:
This certificate program introduces students to welding techniques that prepare graduates for employment in the welding industry and other industries that benefit from the skills of welders. The curriculum includes types and use of equipment and materials, skill performance, safety, and blueprint reading. The program prepares graduates for entry-level employment in the welding industry. It also benefits incumbent workers within the welding industry by building welding skills.

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Semester 1
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FA2019
SP2020
IND 1210
General Safety
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This course is an orientation to the safety parameters inherent in the diverse trades' related industry. Emphasis is on the range of safety issues inherent within various industry environments. This class will be taught with local business and industry professional involvement; therefore, specific content may vary based upon company involvement.

MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

WEL 1201
Basic Welding
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This course introduces basic welding equipment and provides students lab experience in performing basic welding skills.

WEL 1210
Gas Metal Arc Welding
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A study of the basic applications of gas metal arc welding with standard solid filler wire. PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of WEL 1260 Combination Welding I or consent of instructor.

WEL 1215
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I
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Basic theory and laboratory activities for shielded metal arc welding, including electrode selection, types of welding joints, and application of shield metal arc welding (SMAW). PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of WEL 1260 Combination Welding I or consent of instructor.

Term Total
14
Semester 2
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FA2019
SP2020
GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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This course prepares the student for job interviews, job placement, and employment. Verbal and written communication skills are implemented through assigned reports. Topics of discussion and debate range from securing and keeping a job to individual attitudes, work habits, work ethics, and interviewing skills. The student will be required to prepare a written resume and to apply communication skills in practical situations.

WEL 1206
Special Projects in Welding
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This course is designed to provide students instruction in specialized welding. Individual projects are designed and completed. Welding safety is stressed.

WEL 1225
Blueprint Reading
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A practical course consisting of basic sketching, dimensioning material shapes and welding blueprint interpretation.

WEL 1260
Combination Welding I
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A combination of introductory level lectures and laboratory activities in gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, fuel gas welding, brazing and cutting.

Term Total
12
Program Total
26


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