Course Description: Students will learn how to properly use equipment, importance of personal protective equipment, and safety procedures for basic welding while in the shop. In addition, they will learn the fundamentals of equipment used in arc welding, including welding and cutting safety, basic arc welding processes, and basic metallurgy information. Lastly, the student will learn how to burn rods and run beads in a 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G position on a plate coupon using arc welding (SMAW).
Subject Hours: 60 Clock hours (10 hours lec, 50 hours lab, 00 hours ext)
Prerequisites: Admission to the program
Required Textbooks: Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide, 5th Edition. 2015
Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 22:1
Weekly Content Outline:
Basis of Grades: Test / Quizzes: 15%, Lab Assignments: 50%, Final Exam: 35%
Student welding on Pipe using the SMAW welding process.