Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    May 26, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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