Dec 07, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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WLDG 280 - Weld Testing Certification

Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): WLDG 122 , WLDG 210 .
This course is an advanced study of SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW including electrode selection, equipment setup, and shop safety. This course will build upon the foundations established in previous courses. Students will build skills in order to complete a qualification test. 

  (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to

  • Demonstrate safety, correct usage, and proficiency when performing welding/cutting procedures.
  • Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of hand tools related to welding.
  • Demonstrate theory, operation, set up, and troubleshooting of welding machines.
  • Apply safe practices and proficient use of oxyfuel cutting.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in welding SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW in desired position.
  • Design and demonstrate plumbing, leveling, squaring, and fabricating test pipes and joint plates.
  • Explain and apply AWS Welder Qualification Codes and Specifications.
  • Complete AWS Welder Qualification Test in desired position.

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