Welding - Basic Welding Processes Certificate

West Burlington campus

Curriculum Sequence

Fall Semester I Course Title Credit
WEL-111 WELDING BLUEPRINT READING 3
WEL-160 ARC WELDING I (SMAW) 5
WEL-186 GAS METAL ARC WELDING 4
WEL-192 GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING 4
TOTAL 16

WEL-111 - WELDING BLUEPRINT READING

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

A course concerned with basic fundamentals of interpreting drafting as applied in the welding trade. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to interpret blueprints from which the welder must work. A thorough coverage of welding symbols is integrated within the course.

WEL-160 - ARC WELDING I (SMAW)

Lecture: 2

Lab: 6

Credit: 5

Provides a thorough technical understanding of shielded metal arc welding fundamentals, weld hazards and weld safety, power sources and electrode selection. Provides ample time and direction to develop skills necessary to make high quality welds on 16 gauge to ΒΌ" mild steel in all positions.

WEL-186 - GAS METAL ARC WELDING

Lecture: 2

Lab: 4

Credit: 4

Provides a technical understanding of the gas metal arc welding process, power sources and adjustment, metal transfer, shielding gases and weld safety. Develops skills necessary to produce high quality welds of 1/16"at 3/8" mild steel in all positions. Students will develop skills necessary to produce and bend-test single vee groove welds on 3/8" carbon steel in all positions according to American Welding Society code requirements.

WEL-192 - GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING

Lecture: 2

Lab: 4

Credit: 4

Provides a thorough technical understanding of the TIG (Heliarc) process including metal characteristics, electrode, filler metals, and shielding gases with emphasis on weld safety and procedures.

Mike Kaczinski, Evening - Assistant Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5130

Email: mkaczinski@scciowa.edu
AWS Certified Welding Educator (CWE)
AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

Bill (William) White, Days - Assistant Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5132

Email: bwhite@scciowa.edu
AWS Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI)

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