• Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Blueprint Reading for Welders
  • Course #: WLDG1182
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify welding symbols and manipulate fractions, decimals and metric units. Students will be able to convert measurements and determine weld specifications from engineering drawings. Students will also be able to identify,measure and inspect weldment components and assemblies given a bill of materials and a drawing.

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:
Interpret welding symbols
Describe elements of the welding symbol system
Manipulate fractions, decimals and metric units
Convert measurements as required on engineering drawings
Determine location, length, size and contour of welds as specified on drawings
Determine filler metal type and welding procedures
Describe different set-up tools and their applications
Set-up a weldment given a drawing and set-up tools

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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