301 - Introduction to SMAW Pipe Course: 


Course Description:
The Shielded Metal Arc Welding course is designed to teach students about arc welding safety and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process on pipe in the horizontal position (2G), vertical (5G) and 45 degree angle (6G) position, weld a root pass, a hot pass, fill passes and cap passes all using SMAW to meet the ASME welding code. 


Subject Hours: 120 clock hours (20 hours lec, 100 hours lab, 00 hours ext) 


Performance Objectives:

  • 1. Set up pipe in a 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 2. Weld a root pass with SMAW in the 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 3. Weld a hot pass with SMAW in 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 4. Weld fill passes using SMAW in 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 5 Cap passes using SMAW in 2G, 5G, & 6G position. 


Prerequisites: Admission to the program. 


Required Textbooks: Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide, 5th Edition. 2015 


Instructional Methods:

  • 1. Lecture
  • 2. Lab
  • 3. Demonstration
  • 4. Cooperative Learning


Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 22:1 


Weekly Content Outline:

  • Week 1. Safety procedures, lab guidelines, and overview of the SMAW Pipe process.
  • Week 2. Introduction to fitting, prepping and cleaning materials, proper grinding techniques and running a basic weld bead.
  • Week 3. Running beads, proper cleaning techniques on welds cutting using oxy-fuel torch, identify and troubleshoot issues that may arise while welding.
  • Week 4. Welding pipe in the horizontal position (2G).
  • Week 5. Welding pipe in the vertical position (5G).
  • Week 6. Welding pipe in a 45 degree angle (6G) position. 


Basis of Grades:  Tests / Quizzes 15%, Lab Assignments 50%, Final Exam 35% 


 

501 - Introduction to GTAW / TIG Pipe Course Curriculum: 


Course Description: The GTAW course is designed to teach students about the GTAW process on pipe, proper techniques and electrode selection for welding pipe in various welding positions. Welding pipe in the horizontal position (2G), vertical (5G), and 45 degree angle (6G) positions. Setting up in a 2G, 5G, & 6G position to weld a root pass, hot pass, fill passes, and cap passes all using GTAW to meet ASME welding code. 


Subject Hours: 120 Clock Hours (20 hours lec, 100 hours lab, 00 hours ext) 


Performance Objectives:

  • 1. set up pipe in a 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 2. Weld a root pass with GTAW in the 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 3. Weld a hot pass with GTAW in 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 4. Weld fill passes using GTAW in 2G, 5G, & 6G position.
  • 5. Cap passes using GTAW in 2G, 5G, & 6G position. 


Prerequisites: Admission to program. 


Required Textbooks: Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 3 Trainee Guide, 5th edition. 2015 


Instructional Methods:

  • 1. Lecture
  • 2. Lab
  • 3. Demonstration
  • 4. Cooperative Learning
  • 5. Simulated Work Site 


Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 22:1


Weekly Content Outline:

  • Week 1. Safety procedures, lab guidelines, & overview of the GTAW pipe process.
  • Week 2. Introduction to fitting, prepping and cleaning materials, proper grinding techniques, & running a bead.
  • Week 3. Running beads, proper cleaning techniques on welds, cutting using oxy-fuel torch, identify and troubleshoot issues that may arise while welding.
  • Week 4. Welding pipe in the horizontal position (2G).
  • Week 5. Welding pipe in the vertical position (5G).
  • Week 6 Welding pipe in a 45 degree angle (6G) position. 


Basis of Grades:  Tests / Quizzes: 15%, Lab Assignments: 50%, Final Exam: 35% 




401 - Introduction to GTAW / TIG Plate Course: 


Course Description: The Introduction to GTAW / TIG Plate course is designed to teach students about arc welding safety and the GTAW welding process, proper techniques and electrodes selection for welding GTAW in various weld positions such as 2G, 3G, and 4G to meet ASME welding code. 


Subject Hours: 120 clock hour's (20 hours, 100 hours lab, 00 hours ext) 


Performance Objectives:

  • 1. GTAW Process works
  • 2. Fitting of plate joints
  • 3. Running basic weld beads
  • 4. Welding with Er-70S-6 electrodes.
  • 5. Identify and troubleshoot welding issues.
  • 6. Proper cleaning techniques after each pass weld.
  • 7. Cut using oxy-fuel torch. 


Prerequisites: Admission to the program 


Required Textbooks:  Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 2 Trainee Guide, 5th Edition, 2015 


Instructional Methods:

  • 1. Lecture
  • 2. Lab
  • 3. Demonstration
  • 4. Cooperative Learning 


Maximum Student : Instructor ratio: 22:1 


Weekly Content Outline:

  • Week 1. Safety procedures, lab guidelines, & overview of the GTAW process.
  • Week 2. Intro to fitting, prepping and cleaning materials, proper grinding techniques & running a basic weld bead.
  • Week 3. Running beads, proper cleaning techniques on welds, cutting using oxy-fuel torch, identify & troubleshoot any issues that may arise while welding.
  • Week 4. Welding plate in the horizontal position (2G).
  • Week 5. Welding plate in the vertical position (3G).
  • Week 6. Welding plate in the overhead position (4G). 


 Basis of Grades: Tests / Quizzes: 15%, Lab Assignments: 50%, Final Exam: 35% 


201 - Introduction to SMAW Plate Course: 


Course Description: The introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding Plate course is designed to teach students about arc welding plate safety and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding Process (SMAW) on plate, proper techniques and electrode selection for welding plate in various welding positions such as 2G, 3G, & 4G to meet the welding code standards set by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). 


Subject Hours: 120 clock hours (20 hours lec, 100 hours lab, 00 hours ext)


Performance Objectives: 

  • 1. SMAW Process works. 
  • 2. Fitting of plate joints 
  • 3. Running basic weld beads. 
  • 4. Weld with 6010 electrode.
  • 5. Weld with 7018 electrode.
  • 6. Identify and troubleshoot welding issues.
  • 7. Proper cleaning techniques after each weld pass.
  • 8. Cutting using oxy-fuel torch


Prerequisites:  Admission to the program 


Required Textbooks: Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide, 5th Edition. 2015 


Instructional Methods: 

  • 1. Lecture
  • 2. Lab
  • 3. Demonstration
  • 4. Cooperative Learning 


Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 22:1 


Weekly Content Outline: 

  • Week 1. Safety procedures, lab guidelines & overview of the SMAW process.
  • Week 2. Introduction to fitting, prepping and cleaning materials, proper grinding techniques & running a basic weld bead.
  • Week 3. Running beads, proper cleaning techniques on welds, cutting using oxy-fuel torch, identify and troubleshoot any issues that arise.
  • Week 4. Welding Plate in the horizontal position (2G).
  • Week 5. Welding plate in the vertical position (3G).
  • Week 6. Welding plate in the overhead position (4G). 


Basis of Grades: Tests / Quizzes: 15%, Lab Assignments: 50%, Final Exam: 35% 



Combination Pipe Welder Program Curriculum: 


101 -Intro to Welding Course: 


Course Description: Students will learn how to properly use equipment, importance of personal protective equipment, and safety procedures for basic welding while in the shop. In addition, they will learn the fundamentals of equipment used in arc welding, including welding and cutting safety, basic arc welding processes, and basic metallurgy information. Lastly, the student will learn how to burn rods and run beads in a 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G position on a plate coupon using arc welding (SMAW). 


Subject Hours:  60 Clock hours (10 hours lec, 50 hours lab, 00 hours ext)


Performance Objective:

  • 1. Orientation to the welding process.
  • 2. Safety in all aspects of welding, including tool usage.
  • 3. Learning how to run a bead. 
  • 4. Learn about oxyacetylene properties and cutting safety and procedure.
  • 5. Intro to SMAW welding


Prerequisites: Admission to the program


Required Textbooks: Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide, 5th Edition. 2015 


Instructional Methods: 1. Lecture 2. Lab 3. Demonstration 


Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio:  22:1


Weekly Content Outline:

  • Week 1. Safety procedures and lab guidelines.
  • Week. 2 Tool Usage, setting up and prepping the work area.
  • Week 3. Cutting using oxyacetylene and running beads and butt welds.  


Basis of Grades:  Test / Quizzes: 15%, Lab Assignments: 50%, Final Exam: 35%