• Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Welding for Transportation
  • Course #: ATEC1075
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

Students will learn how to use oxy-acetylene cutting, heating, and metal inert gas (MIG) welding in automotive applications. Students will become familiar with how the MIG welding process is used for metal joining and the application to transportation careers.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify procedures for safe handling of high pressure gas cylinders
Perform cutting and heating related to automotive applications
Perform proper MIG welding techniques
Determine the correct welder type, (electrode, wire type, diameter, and gas) to be used in a specific welding situation
Set up welding equipment
Determine proper protection techniques when welding on a vehicle

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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