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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Basic Welding (NDP.BWEL)

This program provides an introduction to basic welding practices and skills including metal layout and cutting, SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW welding processes. Industrial safety and other skills such as blueprint reading are covered. This certificate is directly applicable to a more advanced welding certificate and a welding associate's degree.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
APT-041
Applied Mathematics I

APT-041
Applied Mathematics I

Fundamentals of basic arithmetic, calculator usage, simple equations, word problems, algebra, right triangles, charts and graphs.

Course Outline

3.0
TEC-040
Blueprint Reading for Industry I

TEC-040
Blueprint Reading for Industry I

Fundamentals, principles, and practices involved in producing and reading industrial blueprints. Covers basic through advanced blueprint reading and basic drafting procedures. Advanced work is adjusted to special interest groups.

Course Outline

2.5
TEC-043
Industrial Safety

TEC-043
Industrial Safety

Designed to give the student basic information and procedures concerning industrial safety awareness and accident prevention.

Course Outline

1.0
WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

This course is designed to provide an understanding of metal cutting and fabricating processes and weld joint design.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

Course will cover basic welding processes, including: Oxy-Acetylene welding, Arc welding, Cutting and Brazing.

Course Outline

2.5

Semester Totals

11.0

Total Program Hours

11.0