Catalog 2016-2017 
    Feb 21, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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