Book Fee $110.00
70 CLOCK HOURS
This course is important to the development of knowledge required by industry for employment of welders. Upon completion of the course, the student should have knowledge of all common arc welding processes including industrial applications, arc characteristics, and advantages. The student should have the ability to read symbols and blueprints as they apply to welding.
Course objective: To develop a practical understanding of welding with regard to welding processes, and auxiliary welding equipment for the welder. Also, to develop a technical understanding of the information contained on engineering drawings and the use of the information to communicate set-up and welding instructions from the designer to the welder and fitter.
Course content: This course presents information on welding safety, welding terms and definitions, basic metallurgy, metal properties, welding processes, symbols for welding according to AWSA2.4 and weld defects and discontinuities. The course also covers mathematics including fractions, decimals and metric conversions, as well as blueprint reading and layout.
Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take 11 written test and must demonstrate their ability to properly layout parts from prints using common layout tools.