Welding and Metal Fabrication

Welding and Metal Fabrication

 

STRUCTURAL IRON FABRICATION AND REPAIR

This program will provide the student with entry-level skills and knowledge to perform fabrication and repair in the following areas: structural iron fabrication, heavy equipment repair, industrial maintenance and precision layout and design.

Program Title:
Welding and Metal Fabrication

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 23
Award Outcomes:
  • Utilize safe working techniques and practices.
  • Set-up welding and cutting equipment.
  • Operate welding and cutting equipment.
  • Produce welds with the Flux Cored Arc Welding process in steel.
  • Produce welds with the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process in steel.
  • Interpret blueprints and welding symbols.
  • Preform basic lay-outs on material.
  • Apply metallurgical principles to welding and fabrication processes.
  • Determine the quality of welds.
  • Identify steps and procedures in the Flux Cored Arc Welding process.
  • Identify steps and procedures in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process.

Career Opportunities:
There are many employment opportunities available in the following industries: agricultural, construction, heavy equipment repair and manufacturing, tank and pressure vessel repair.

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 23 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 23 Credits
WLDG1010 Practical Application for Estimating and Layout 2
WLDG1181 Blueprint Reading for Welders 3
WLDG1310 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 3
WLDG1320 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3
WLDG1330 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III 3
WLDG1340 Structural Iron Fabrication Methods 3
WLDG1350 Flux Cored Arc Welding I 3
WLDG1360 Flux Cored Arc Welding II 3
Technical Studies Electives: 0 Credits
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits