Industrial Welding Technology

IWT 105 Welding Safety (1)

Through a variety of classroom and /or lab learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: explain job /site safety and precaution for job/site hazards; determine the uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); identify the safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; identify fire prevention and protection techniques; explore Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

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IWT 115 Cutting Processes (3)

Through classroom and/or shop/lab fearing and assessment activities, students in this course will: distinguish several types of mechanical and thermal cutting equipment and processes used in the welding trade; demonstrate the safe and correct set up, operation and shut down of the Oxy-fuel (OFC) workstation; demonstrate the safe and correct set up, operation and shut down of the Plasma Arc (PAC) workstation; demonstrate the safe and correct set up, operation and shut down of the Carbon Arc Cutting with Air (CAC-A) workstation; Demonstrate safe and proper operation of several types of mechanical cutting equipment; and inspect quality and tolerance of cuts according to industry standards.

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IWT 125 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (3)

Through classroom and /or lab/shop learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: describe the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process (SMAW); demonstrate the safe and correct set up of the SMAW workstation; associate SMAW electrode classification with base metals and joint criteria; demonstrate proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; build pads of weld beads with selected electrode in the flat position; build pads of weld beads with selected electrode in the horizontal position; perform basic SMAW welds on selected weld joints; and perform visual inspection of welds.

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IWT 135 Gas Metal Arc Welding (3)

Through classroom and /or lab/shop learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: explain Gas Metal Arc Welding process (GMAW); demonstrate the safe and correct set up of the GMAW workstation;  correlate GMAW electrode classifications with base metals and joint criteria; demonstrate proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; build pads of weld beads with selected electrode in the flat position; build pads of weld beads with selected electrode in the horizontal position; perform basic GMAW welds on selected weld joints; and perform visual inspection of GMAW welds.

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IWT 145 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (3)

Through classroom and /or lab/shop learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: describe the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process (GTAW); demonstrate the safe and correct set up of the GTAW workstation; relate GTAW electrode classification with base metals and joint criteria; build proper electrode selection and filler metal selection use based on metal types and thicknesses; build pads of weld beads with selected electrode and filler material in the flat position; build pads of weld beads with selected electrode and filler material in the horizontal position; perform basic GTAW welds on selected weld joints; and perform visual inspection of GTAW welds.

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IWT 162 Blueprint Reading (4)

Through a variety of classroom and/or shop/lab learning and assessment activities, the students in this course will: identify basic lines, views, and abbreviation used in blueprints; interpret basic 3D sketches using orthographic projection and blueprints; solve applicable mathematical equation; use basic measuring tools; interpret scale ratios on a blueprint; identify basic welding joints and structural shapes; interpret a Bill of Materials; identify standard AWS weld symbols.

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IWT 175 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2 (5)

Prerequisites: IWT 125

Through classroom and /or lab/shop learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: perform safety inspections of equipment; make minor external repairs to equipment; set up components and accessories of a complete Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) system; set up for SMAW operations; operate SMAW equipment; execute corrective actions to repair surface flaws on welds and base metals; make 2G, 5G, and 6G groove welds on carbon and stainless steel pipe; perform a 6G unlimited thickness qualification test on carbon and stainless steel pipe.

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IWT 180 Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 (5)

Prerequisites: IWT 135

Through classroom and /or lab/shop learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: perform safety inspections of equipment; make minor external repairs to equipment; set up components and accessories of a complete Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) system; set up for GMAW operations; operate GMAW  equipment; execute corrective actions to repair surface flaws on welds and base metals; make 2G, and 5G groove welds on carbon steel pipe; perform a qualification test on carbon steel pipe and plate.

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IWT 185 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 (5)

Prerequisites: IWT 145

Through classroom and /or lab/shop learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: perform safety inspections of equipment; make minor external repairs to equipment; set up components and accessories of a complete Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) system; set up for GTAW operations; operate GTAW equipment; execute corrective actions to repair surface flaws on welds and base metals; make 5G welds on carbon steel pipe with carbon and stainless filler material; perform 6G qualification test on carbon steel pipe with carbon and stainless filler material.

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IWT 190 Blueprint Reading 2 (3)

Prerequisites: IWT 162

Through a variety of classroom and/or shop/lab learning and assessment activities, the students in this course will: identify threaded fasteners; distinguish screw thread series, classes, and designation; identify non-threaded fasteners; interpret structural steel shapes and symbols; identify pipe representation on prints; distinguish metal identification.

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IWT 195 Occupational Work Experience (0)

Occupational Work Experiences are available to students who have completed 85% of their required course hours. This is an optional course for welding students who wish to gain further "real life" experience at local businesses and industries and/or approved sites.

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IWT 202 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Pipe (6)

Prerequisite: IWT185

This course will focus on the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process specifically related to pipe welding. The course will cover safety issues, application of welding principles, weld quality, repair, and qualification tests.

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IWT 212 Combination Pipe Welding (6)

Prerequisite:  IWT175, IWT185

This course will focus on the combination of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Shielded Metal Art Welding (SMAW) processes specifically related to pipe welding. The course will cover safety issues, application of welding principles, weld quality, repair, and qualification tests.

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