This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the intricacies that go into fabricating a weldment. Topics covered will include: blueprints, tolerances, material selection, and weld distortion. This course will also cover proper set-up and tacking of parts, identification of various structural materials, and how to lay out and cut parts for assembly. The course will allow the student to fabricate small weldments following a given set of steps and gradually work up to the student creating their own steps to fabricate a weldment of their own design. Prerequisites: None.