WLD 136B: Basic Wire Welding

Credits 3
Course Adoption Date
Audit Available

Develops basic welding skills and industry standards as they apply to the wire welding process. Introduces common weld joints in the 2F and 3F positions. Develops foundational skills required for advancement in future coursework. Second class in a four course sequence. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

At the beginning of the course, the course syllabus will identify the methods used to evaluate student progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade. The student will be evaluated on his/her ability to demonstrate the development of course outcomes. The methods of evaluation may include one or more of the following: oral or written examinations, quizzes, written assignments, welding tests, safe work habits, task performance, and work relations.

Course Outcomes
  • Function safely in a welding shop environment.
  • Operate oxyacetylene portable and track cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Interpret blueprints and shop drawings to produce proper weld sizes and profiles.
  • Weld common joint configurations in the 2F and 3F positions.
Grading Options
Letter Grades