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WELD 103 - Special Welding

Credits: 3
Any welding process available at Green River designed to suit the needs of the student who registers for either a specified number of hours, or enters on a space-available basis after the class has begun. Credits completed in WELD 103 are applied to WELD 141 , WELD 142 , WELD 143  or WELD 194 . (Special Note: Veterans may not exceed a total of 16 credits in WELD 103. Eight credits must apply to other welding courses as indicated if they are receiving educational benefits from the Veterans Administration.)

Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Apply basic shop safety.
  2. Properly use heavy shop equipment.
  3. Perform groove welds in all positions in accordance to WABO standard 27-13.
  4. Pursue shop WABO or AWS certification in single or multiple processes.
  5. Understand weld procedures (WPS) for the various positions.
  6. Be familiar with machine polarity and machine operation.
  7. Weld ferrous and non-ferrous material.

Program Outcomes
  1. Work as an industry standard trade welder.
  2. Demonstrate OSHA and WISHA standards for safety in the workplace. 
  3. Use multiple welding processes in all positions. 
  4. Identify the cause and effect of various welding processes per welding procedure (WPS).
  5. Understand basic theory of welding and the related equipment.
  6. Conform to AWS and WABO qualification procedures.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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