WLD 101: Welding Processes & Applications

Credits 4
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Covers welding processes, safety, equipment, and essential variables of operation.

Addendum to Course Description

This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture format. This course includes, but is not limited to: classroom discussions, multimedia presentations, and lab demonstrations covering technical skills. Course outcomes will include: technical concepts, safety and fundamentals of operation.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Function safely in the OCCC Welding Lab.
  • Operate the oxy-fuel welding and cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Understand and apply fundamentals of SMAW Operations.
  • Understand and apply fundamentals of GTAW Operations.
  • Understand and apply fundamentals of GMAW Operations.
  • Understand and apply code requirements for FCAW.
  • Operate the Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC) hand held system in accordance to industry standards.
  • Operate the Carbon Arc Cutting - Air (CAC-A) system in accordance to industry standards.
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