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BASIC PIPE WELDING

Program Overview

This 17 credit-hour certificate program is designed to give students entry-level skills in basic pipe welding. The program of study will emphasize extensive practice in the major arc welding process, and out-of-position and multi-pass arc welding including GMAW, SMAW and GTAW. Students will work from blueprints and develop the welding skills necessary to perform SMAW pipe welding with E6010 and E7018 electrodes in all positions.

Program Requirements

Required:

Number Course Title Credits
MFT 134 3

Description: Provides students in the machine trades the basic skills required for visualizing and interpreting industrial prints. Emphasizes orthographic projection techniques of top, front, side, and section views, tolerancing, geometric dimensioning and the impact of computer drafting as related to the machine trades.

Class Schedule:  Spring 2020 | Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

WLD 110 3

Description: Covers fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding theory and practices and beginning electric welding. Includes arc welding and gas welding, brazing and cutting in the horizontal position.

Class Schedule:  Spring 2020 | Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

WLD 210 3

Description: Covers advanced welding theory and practice in arc welding. Provides experience in MIG and TIG (Heliarc) techniques. Includes an introduction to strength of weld testing.

Prerequisite: WLD 110 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.

Class Schedule:  Spring 2020 | Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

WLD 246 4

Description: Covers advanced skills in shielded metal arc welding using the E6010 and E7018 electrodes on mild steel plate up to 3/8” thickness in all positions.

Prerequisite: WLD 210 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Spring 2020 | Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

WLD 248 4

Description: Covers techniques of basic pipe fitting, use of 90’s, T’s, flanges, valves, take offs, use of pipe blueprints, sketches, templates, and uphill welding techniques on pipe. Perform SMAW pipe welding with E6010 and E7018 electrodes in all positions.

Prerequisite: WLD 210 and WLD 246 with grades of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Spring 2020 | Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

Last Updated: 3/16/20