Welding Entry Level 1

CERT - Occupational Certificate

Provides students opportunity to develop entry level skills for certification and employment in welding.

Program Purpose

Graduates will demonstrate skills necessary to obtain entry level welding certification.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate applications of math concepts as used in the welding construction and fabrication industry for layout, cutting and joining of materials.
  • Discuss safe work practices associated with the FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) process.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate work related ideas both written and orally.
  • Be able to use measuring tools and develop materials list for basic projects.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of welder certification requirements for industry by completing a guided bend test using weld simulator technology.
  • Perform the assigned tasks through the GTAW process at a level of 55% proficiency or better.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic weld symbols and drawings used in the welding industry.
  • Demonstrate basic weld joint design.
  • Edit program teaching points and weld parameters.
  • Explain and demonstrate the methods used to select equipment, consumables and qualify weld procedures, certification of welder and the methods used to test and evaluate results of such test.