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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