WLD 236A: Intermediate Wire Welding

Credits 3
Course Adoption Date
Audit Available

Introduces welding in the 3F and 3G positions and weld quality as it applies to industry standards in the wire welding process. Develops foundational skills required for advancement in future coursework. Third 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.
  • Weld common weld joints in the 3F and the 3G positions.
  • Use heat and puddle control to make “out of position welds”.
  • Interpret blueprints and shop drawings to produce proper weld sizes and profiles.
Grading Options
Letter Grades