Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Mar 03, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Transportation Core

  
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    TRAN 112 Shop and Business Practices

    5 credits


    This course focuses on beginning and advanced objectives dealing with industry expectations, tools, precision measurements, fasteners, safety, power tools, equipment, industrial first aid, and related topics.

    Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

    Corequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125  

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

    This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

    This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Further their education in their chosen field based on their understanding of the large scope and employment opportunities of the transportation industry
    • Make realistic and professional purchasing and use decisions based on an understanding of major tool equipment brands and qualities
    • Identify, care for and use basic hand tools
    • Purchase or provide proof of possession of the tools on the tool list identified as needed to complete objectives in other transportation technology programs
    • Use large pieces of shop equipment used in various shops such as hydraulic presses and vehicle hoists safely
    • Use standard and metric vernier calipers and micrometers, torque wrenches and other measuring tools and apply
    • Apply the understanding of weights, measures, standards, formulas to industry applications
    • Identify bolts, screws, locking devices, keys, studs, pins, dowels, snaprings, rivets, clamps, inserts, helicoils and specialty fasteners and use these devices properly in industry applications
    • Identify fastener failures and apply this knowledge in industry applications
    • Identify and use adhesives as joiners
    • Identify specialty fasteners used in the Auto, Motorcycle, Marine, Power Equipment, Diesel and Collision trades and use them in industry applications
    • Apply the knowledge of hazardous material laws and processes to their training and future employment
    • Apply the knowledge of safety laws, common sense safety and apply this knowledge to work and life applications
    • Possess communication and customer relations skills needed to interact professionally with employers, customers and fellow workers
    • Participate in organizing a team. 
    • Discuss industry safety and compliance issues with employer/coworkers.


    Total Hours: 80 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60

  
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    TRAN 113 Basic Electrical Systems

    4 credits
    This course focuses on basic electrical concepts and processes and other related objectives needed to be able to succeed in transportation technology classes.

    Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

    Corequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , and TRAN 125  

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use the laws and theories of electricity and make repair and maintenance of electrical systems decisions
    • Define a wide range of electrical terminology such as voltage, amperage, ohmmatic value, magnetism, induction, reluctance, conductors, semiconductors and resistors
    • Use the principles of series and parallel circuits to determine electrical values.
    • Use multimeters and other test equipment to determine voltage, amperage, parasitic drain, ohmmatic value, continuity and voltage drops
    • Test circuits, circuit devices and components
    • Test and service batteries
    • Solder wires and make simple test leads
    • Read wiring diagrams
    • Apply the knowledge of hazardous material laws and processes to their training and future employment
    • Apply the knowledge of safety laws and common sense safety to work and life applications
    • Possess communication and customer relation skills needed to interact professionally with employers, customers and fellow workers
    • Apply ohms law to determine the expectations of the values of an electrical circuit and use these values to test the circuit using a multimeter.


    Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40
  
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    TRAN 125 Mechanical Principles

    5 credits
    This course focuses on the principles and safety of welding and refrigeration.

    Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

    Corequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , and TRAN 113  

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Identify the relationship of welding as an industry to the transportation trades and apply this knowledge to making career and future training decisions.
    • Use the appropriate types of common and specialized welding techniques in the transportation industry
    • Determine the proper welding technique for each type of metal.
    • Follow safety laws, shop safety rules and use safety equipment properly.
    • Follow hazardous materials laws, and regulations and handle hazardous properly.
    • Set up and perform the following tasks:
      • Gas Welding
      • Mig Welding 
    • Follow the certification laws and standards of the mobile refrigeration industry
    • Follow the laws and rules of safety in the handling of refrigerant and other hazardous materials.
    • Apply knowledge of the laws and principles of refrigeration such as heat cold, change of state, and temperature-pressure relationships


    Total Hours: 80 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60

Welding Technology

  
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    WELD 100 Welding Overview for Trades

    7 credits
    This introductory course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of welding equipment. The course will include oxy-fuel welding and cutting, gas metal arc welding and gas tungsten arc welding. The purpose of this course is to introduce welding to non-welding focus students.

    Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:   

    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding procedures
    • Use manufacturing principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Prepare a work area to do oxy/acetylene cutting and welding
    • Select and safely set up oxy/acetylene welding, brazing, and cutting equipment.
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of welding gases and oxy/acetylene welding equipment properly and safely
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld, cut, and braze
    • Select and safely set up gas metal arc welding equipment
    • Prepare metal for gas metal arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper gas metal arc welding techniques to weld
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas metal arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding process


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 101 Oxy/Acetylene Cutting and Welding

    7 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely weld, braze, and cut metal.

    Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course student. will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do oxy/acetylene cutting and welding
    • Select and safely set up oxy/acetylene welding, brazing, and cutting equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of welding gases and oxy/acetylene welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for oxy/acetylene cutting and welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld, cut, and braze
    • Use proper welding techniques to weld, cut, and braze
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 102 Shielded Metal Arc Welding

    8 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the shielded metal arc welding process.

    Prerequisites: WELD 101 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do shielded metal arc welding
    • Select and safely set up shielded metal arc welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of shielded metal arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for shielded metal arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper shielded metal arc welding tools and equipment to weld.
    • Use proper shielded metal arc welding techniques to weld in all positions
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 103 Flux Core Arc Welding

    7 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the flux core arc welding process, including both the dual shield and inner-shield processes.

    Prerequisites: WELD 102 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do flux core arc welding
    • Select and safely set up flux core welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of flux core welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for flux core welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the flux core welding process
    • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the flux core welding process
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and  job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 104 Gas Metal Arc Welding

    8 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the gas metal arc welding process.

    Prerequisites: WELD 102 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do gas metal arc welding
    • Select and safely set up gas metal arc welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas metal arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for gas metal arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper gas metal arc welding tools and equipment to weld
    • Use proper gas metal arc welding techniques to weld
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 105 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

    8 credits


    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the gas tungsten arc welding process.

    Prerequisites: WELD 102 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do gas tungsten arc welding
    • Select and safely set up gas tungsten welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas tungsten arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for gas tungsten arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding process
    • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding processes
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary

     

    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100

  
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    WELD 106 Carbon Arc, Plasma, & Oxy-acetylene Cutting

    7 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting processes.

    Prerequisites: WELD 101 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene  cutting
    • Select and safely set up carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for the carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting tools and equipment to cut metal
    • Use proper carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting techniques to cut metal
    • Use proper cutting techniques and equipment to complete projects and support the completion of other welding projects
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 201 Shielded Metal Arc Pipe Welding

    7 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process as it relates to pipe welding.

    Prerequisites: WELD 102  or instructor permission.

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do shielded metal arc pipe welding
    • Select and safely set up shielded metal arc pipe welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of shielded metal arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for shielded metal arc pipe welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper shielded metal arc pipe welding tools and equipment to weld
    • Use proper shielded metal arc pipe welding techniques to perform welding operations
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 202 Gas Tungsten Arc Pipe Welding

    8 credits
    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) process as it relates to pipe welding.

    Prerequisites: WELD 105  or instructor permission.

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do gas tungsten arc pipe welding
    • Select and safely set up gas tungsten arc pipe welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas tungsten arc pipe welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for gas tungsten arc pipe welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc pipe welding process
    • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the gas tungsten arc pipe welding processes
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 203 Layout and Fabrication Techniques

    7 credits


    This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use layout and fabrication techniques.

    Prerequisites: WELD 103 , WELD 104 , WELD 105 , WELD 106 , WELD 201 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Global Outcomes:
    This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

    This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

    This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do layout and fabrication
    • Select and safely set up layout and fabrication projects
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of layout and fabrication equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for layout and fabrication projects
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to complete layout and fabrication projects
    • Communicate with colleagues to determine steps to complete a fabrication project
    • Assess and appropriately react to diverse needs of colleagues to complete a fabrication project
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100

  
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    WELD 204 Wabo Test Prep and Weld Testing

    8 credits
    This course covers the description and identification of industrial metals; their physical, mechanical, and chemical properties; and the fundamentals of weld testing.

    Prerequisites: WELD 103 , WELD 104 , WELD 105 , or instructor permission.

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding weld testing and WABO test preparation
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do WABO and weld testing
    • Select and safely set up WABO and weld testing equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of WABO and weld testing equipment and supplies properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for WABO and weld testing using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to do WABO and weld testing
    • Use proper welding techniques to do WABO and weld testing
    • Communicate with colleagues to determine steps to complete a weld testing project
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 205 Advanced Pipe Welding

    8 credits
    This course is a continuation of the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely weld various diameters of pipe in various positions, using shielded metal (SMAW) and/or gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW).

    Prerequisites: WELD 201 , WELD 202 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do shielded metal and/or gas tungsten arc pipe welding
    • Select and safely set up shielded metal and/or gas tungsten arc pipe welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of shielded metal and /or gas tungsten arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for shielded metal and /or gas tungsten arc pipe welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper shielded metal and /or gas tungsten arc pipe welding tools and equipment to weld
    • Use proper shielded metal and /or gas tungsten arc pipe welding techniques to perform welding operations
    • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 220 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

    8 credits
    This course is a continued focus on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the gas tungsten arc welding process as it relates to the welding of metals as thin as 16 gauge.

    Prerequisites: WELD 105 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do gas tungsten arc welding
    • Select and safely set up gas tungsten welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas tungsten arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for gas tungsten arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding process
    • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding processes


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 221 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

    7 credits
    This course is a continuation of WELD 220 . It continues the focus on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the gas tungsten arc welding process as it relates to the welding of metals as thin as 20 gauge.

    Prerequisites: WELD 220 .

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
    • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
    • Prepare a work area to do gas tungsten arc welding
    • Select and safely set up gas tungsten welding equipment
    • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas tungsten arc welding equipment properly and safely
    • Prepare metal for gas tungsten arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
    • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding process
    • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding processes


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 230 Metal Forming I

    8 credits
    This course focuses on the principals, procedures, and safe operations of manual metal forming equipment such as hammers, hydraulic presses for die-forming, and slip rollers. Students learn to create solid shapes or hollow forms, with or without the application of heat.

    Prerequisites: WELD 106  or instructor permission.

    Quarters Offered: All

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding metal forming
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform shaping/fabrication procedures
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to layout parts for forming and calculate stretch out or shrinkage
    • Use proper tools and equipment to upset, profile, and form parts
    • Use proper forming techniques to make metal shapes
    • Communicate with colleagues to determine steps to complete forming projects
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to form and fabricate or be in a fab shop environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform metal forming tasks
    • Make equipment adjustments/calibrations and complete fabrication/forming projects
    • Prepare a work area for layout and forming procedures
    • Select and safely set up tooling and equipment for metal shaping
    • Use proper forming/shaping tools and equipment to form and shape metal
    • Use proper forming/shaping techniques to form and shape metal


    Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
  
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    WELD 231 Metal Forming II

    7 credits
    This course focuses on the principals, procedures, and safe operations of manual metal forming equipment such as English wheel, press break, shear, and shrinking torch. Students learn to create solid shapes or hollow forms, with or without the application of heat.

    Prerequisites: WELD 230  or instructor permission.

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Student Outcomes/Competencies:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    • Use technical resources to access information regarding metal forming
    • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform shaping/fabrication procedures
    • Read and follow blueprints
    • Use math to layout parts for forming and calculate stretch out or shrinkage
    • Use proper tools and equipment to upset, profile and form parts
    • Use proper forming techniques to make metal shapes
    • Communicate with colleagues to determine steps to complete forming projects
    • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to form and fabricate or be in a fab shop environment
    • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
    • Identify and apply metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment to perform metal forming tasks
    • Make equipment adjustments/calibrations and complete fabrication/forming projects
    • Prepare a work area for layout and forming procedures
    • Select and safely set up tooling and equipment for metal shaping
    • Use proper forming/shaping tools and equipment to form and shape metal
    • Use proper forming/shaping techniques to form and shape metal


    Total Hours: 120 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100
 

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