Student will apply principles of basic welding fundamentals, welding symbols, blueprints, and welding metallurgy to a variety of welding projects.
Students will perform a variety of welding processes using appropriate equipment and setup procedures for the following processes: shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW), oxyfuel welding, oxyacetylene cutting, and plasma cutting.
Student will perform appropriate and professional welds in all positions on a variety of metal thicknesses to meet visual standards as set by the American Welding Society with the following processes: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, OAW.
Student will interpret and execute a welding procedure to specification.
Student will weld and mechanically test the weld to the standards of the American Welding Society Structural Steel Code D1.1-00 with the following processes: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW.
Student will identify and use appropriate basic metal shop and fabrication tools to complete a variety of projects and weldments.
Student will apply principles of basic fabrication procedures to a variety of welding projects.
Student will demonstrate proper safety procedures at all times in the classroom, shop, and internship settings appropriate to the welding industry.
Student will demonstrate effective and professional written and oral communication.
Student will complete all assigned tasks and duties within the legal and ethical parameters of the welding industry.