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Discipline: Welding Certificate: Welding - Semiautomatic Arc Welding - T0933
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Basic Electric Arc Welding WELD 51 (VOC)
  • Use and interpret reference charts to select filler material. (SLO/MO)
  • Demonstrate daily maintenance of a safe work place environment. (MO)
  • Demonstrate and describe how to set electric arc welding machines using gas metal arc, shield metal arc, gas tungsten arc and the flux cored arc welding processes. (MO)
  • Calculate times required to complete quality welding used with the electric arc welding processes. (MO)
  • Apply safety principles in arc welding procedures. (MO)
  • Explain and demonstrate safe and efficient operation of welding equipment. (SLO/MO
  • Use a vocabulary of terms and conditions related to the welding trades. (MO)
  • Utilize different types of power sources used for welding in shield metal arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc and flux cored arc welding processes. (MO)
  • Each student will demonstrate knowledge of which process is most commonly used for different aspects of the welding and what advantage it will provide to that aspect of the industry
  • Students will be able to use reference charts to select filler material
  • Students will demonstrate safe operation of welding equipment.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate a variety of electric welding processes used in bonding metals.
Beginning Arc Welding WELD 70A (VOC)
  • Students will be able to perform the required practical projects in the flat and horizontal positions.
  • Solve problems as related to cutting, preparing and fitting up materials prior to welding. (SLO/MO)
  • Select different types of filler materials with the SMAW, FCAW and GMAW processes on plate steel. (MO)
  • Differentiate between welding processes and where industry applies them in the workforce. (MO)
  • Students will solve problems as related to preparing materials prior to welding.
  • Students will solve problems as related to cutting materials prior to welding.
  • Students will demonstrate safe usage of welding equipment
Certification for Welders WELD 70C (VOC)
  • Demonstrate proper and safe usage of welding equipment and practices by written and practical tests. (MO)
  • Identify modern welding practices. (MO)
  • Read and interpret welding and building codes in the area of light gauge and heavy material of the construction industry. (MO)
  • 75% of students will pass the L.A. City Department of Building and Safety written exam for Structural Steel Welder certification with a score of 70% or better.
  • Students will be able to compare SMAW and FCAW processes for appropriateness of code welding.
  • Students will evaluate finished welds for defects by visual and bend inspections.
Construction Fabrication and Construction Welding WELD 80 (VOC)
  • Identify materials used in construction and fabrication industry and select the correct filler metals for welding and joining. (MO
  • Differentiate the theoretical knowledge necessary to run various electrodes and filler metals using the welding processes presented in the class. (MO)
  • Accurately measure to one sixteenth of an inch. (MO)
  • Demonstrate proper and safe usage of welding equipment. (MO)
  • Apply welding skills in required practical projects. (MO)
  • Students will demonstrate welding skills to industry standards.
  • Students will be able to apply the principles of layout and blueprint reading
  • Student will be able to select the correct welding applications and processes.
  • Students will demonstrate welding skills to industry standards. (SLO)
  • Students will be able to apply the principles of layout and blueprint reading. (SLO)
  • Student will be able to select the correct welding applications and processes. (SLO)
  • Anticipate and solve problems in project fabrication. (MO)
  • Apply principles of identifying base metals and carbon contents of materials used in welding. (MO)
Intermediate Arc Welding WELD 70B (VOC)
  • Interpret charts as a reference to select filler materials for welding. (MO)
  • Explain safe and efficient operation of welding equipment. (SLO/MO)
  • Students will be able to utilize different welding processing for welding in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions for quality products.
  • Use vocabulary of terms and conditions related to the welding trades. (MO)
  • Students will demonstrate machine setups for SMAW & FCAW processes.
  • Students will demonstrate safe operation of welding equipment.
Introduction to Welding WELD 40
  • Incorporate safety practices into all welding activities. (MO)
  • Recognize and illustrate basic metallurgy related to the welding trades. (MO)
  • Identify the cost effectiveness of each welding process. (MO)
  • Define terms and conditions related to the welding industry. (MO)
  • students will be able to effectively operate the equipment for various welding processes .
  • Completers will be able to successfully identify and differentiate between various welding processes presented in the class.
  • Students will be able to effectively operate the equipment for various welding processes. (SLO)
  • Completers will be able to successfully identify and differentiate between various welding processes presented in the class. (SLO)
  • Discuss the different base metal compositions used to make metallurgical bonds. (MO)
  • Demonstrate the use of Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW),Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding(GMAW),Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW),Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC),Carbon Arc Cutting(CAC) principles to join and cut metals. (MO)
  • Recognize and describe common welding processes used in bonding metals. (MO)
Oxyacetylene Welding WELD 50
  • Each student use proper names of equipment and supplies used in oxyfuel welding
  • Students will be able to identify the characteristics of metals and their reaction to welding processes.
  • Demonstrate skill in oxyacetylene welding. (MO)
  • Students will be able to recognize problems of gas fluctuation in welding and cutting operations.
  • Demonstrate appropriate maintenance of welding equipment in the work place. (MO)
  • Calculate the time required to complete quality welding used with the oxyacetylene process. (MO)
  • Use and interpret charts to select filler material. (MO)
  • Explain and demonstrate safe and efficient operation of welding equipment. (MO)
Pipe and Tube Welding WELD 81 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to apply pipe welding skills in required practical projects.
  • Students will solve problems as related to preparing materials prior to welding.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe usage of welding equipment and practices. (MO)
  • Solve problems as related to preparing, layout and fitting up materials prior to welding. (SLO/MO)
  • Identify materials used in pipe and tubing industry and select the correct filler materials for joining. (MO)
  • Differentiate the positions necessary to run various electrodes and filler metals using welding processes on pipes and/or tubing. (MO)
Print Reading and Computations for Welders WELD 60 (VOC)
  • Identify and define print notes and specifications. (MO)
  • Interpret detail and assembly prints. (MO)
  • Create objects from print drawings. (MO)
  • Identify welding symbols on prints and objects. (MO)
  • Illustrate revolved sections of objects. (MO
  • Assess bills of materials, weights and lengths of materials. (MO)
  • Calculate with fractions, decimals, and metrics by converting and manipulating. (SLO/MO
  • Recognize and identify structural and pipe shapes and sizes. (MO)
  • Demonstrate concepts of views by sketching objects. (MO)
  • Students will be able to calculate with fractions, decimals, and converting between metric and standard units of measure.
  • Students will be able to identify print views, lines and dimensioning methods
Semiautomatic Arc Welding Process WELD 90B (VOC)
  • Students will be able to perform the required practical projects used in FCAW.
  • Students will demonstrate safe usage of welding equipment.
  • Students will recognize differences between welding processes and their industry applications.
  • Students will be able to perform FCAW welding process in the vertical (3G) and overhead (4G) positions. These are the required test positions for semi-automatic structural steel certification.
Welding Metallurgy WELD 53A (VOC)
  • Utilize metallurgy tools and equipment as a means of determining weld soundness. (SLO/MO)
  • Identify crystal structure of metals and their changes in heat treatment processes. (MO)
  • Recognize effects of alloying materials in ferrous and non-ferrous metals. (MO)
  • Compare and contrast the cause of deformation on welded metals. (MO)
  • Examine the purpose of pre- and post-heat treatments on welded metals. (MO)
  • Interpret iron-carbon relationship and its effect on welding of ferrous metals. (MO
  • Describe effects of alloying metals in relationship to a welding procedure. (MO)
  • Describe nature of metals and the relationship between their structural and mechanical properties. (MO)
  • Students will run hardness tests and other assessments means to understand how grain structure relates to strength and ductility of metals.
  • Students will explain the industrial processes of manufacturing ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  • Students will be able to explain the use of metallurgy tools and equipment as a means of determining weld soundness.