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WELD 0957 - Power Plant and Field Pipe Welding I

Prequisite: WELD 1102

This is an advanced course designed to prepare students in power plant and field welding. This course includes shop safety, oxy-fuel cutting, air carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, and pipe welding. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" also essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 0958 - Advanced Power Plant and Field Pipe Welding II

Prequisite: WELD 0957

This is an advanced course designed to enable students to become qualified by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers per section IX in the field of industrial pipe welding. This course includes shop safety, oxyacetylene cutting, air carbon arc cutting, and pipe welding using the shielded metal arc process. Pipe coupons will be prepared and welded in the (6G) fixed position. Students are required to furnish their own safety glasses and gloves. (AA)

WELD 1101 - Beginning Welding

This is a beginning welding course designed for the student interested in acquiring basic welding skills to be used in trade or service occupation. Emphasis is placed on the main structural joint designs using SMAW in all positions. Power sources, electrode identification, joint designs and techniques. Oxy-fuel cutting processes and techniques are covered as well. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" also essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 1102 - Advanced Welding

This is a advanced welding course designed for the student interested in acquiring the essential welding skills necessary to function in a trade or service occupation. Emphasis is placed on oxy-fuel / plasma cutting and arc welding in the vertical and overhead position. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" also essential tools.. (AA,CSU)

WELD 1103 - Metal Fabrication

Prequisite: WELD 1101

This is a beginning metal fabrication course designed for the student interested in acquiring basic fabrication skills to be used in trade or service occupations. Emphasis is placed on metal fabrication and iron working equipment. (AA, CSU)

WELD 1104 - Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding

Prequisite: WELD 1101

This is a beginning GMAW course designed for students interested in acquiring the essential welding skills necessary to function in a trade or service occupation. Emphasis is placed on GMAW or MIG Welding, machine setting wire, weld joints, and positions. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" and essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 1105 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This is an introduction welding course designed for the student interested in acquiring basic welding skills to be used in a trade or service occupation. Emphasis is placed on Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" also essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 1111 - Intermediate Welding

Prequisite: WELD 1101

A course to advance beginning arc welding skills with an emphasis on SMAW more complex joint designs, techniques and procedures. Weldability of metals, Air Arc cutting, oxy-fuel cutting, plasma cutting and introduction to GTAW and GMAW are covered in this course. Course activities include learning to complete all joint designs and positions with most commonly used electrodes to prepare for advanced certification tests. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protection Equipment" also essential tools.(AA, CSU)

WELD 1114 - Intermediate Gas Metal Arc Welding

Prequisite: WELD 1104

This is a course designed to advance the student's interest in the welding skills necessary to function in a trade or service occupation. Emphasis is placed on GMAW or MIG Welding, different wire types, applications, shielding gases machine settings, weld joints, techniques and positions. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" and essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 2101 - Weld Qualification

Prequisite: WELD 1102

This course is designed for the student seeking employment as a qualified production welder. The student can qualify in plate to the appropriate code in the F.C.A.W., G.M.A.W., G.T.A.W., and S.M.A.W. processes. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" and also essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 2102 - Advanced Welding Applications

Prequisite: WELD 1102

This is an advanced welding course designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply their advanced welding skills to complex practical situations/applications they will experience as journeymen craft welders including layout and fabrication. This is the required capstone course for the AA degree in welding. Students are required to furnish their own PPE "Personal Protective Equipment" also essential tools. (AA, CSU)

WELD 2102 - Blueprint Reading for Welders

This class covers the principles of blueprint reading as it applies to welders. Emphasis is placed on the ability to visualize and interpret working drawings. Welding symbols and basic shop math are included. Layout techniques including mathematical technology are covered. Career opportunities include blueprint reading and layout in the welding industry. (AA, CSU)

WELD 2949 - Work Experience

Occupational Work Experience is supervised employment extending classroom-based occupational learning at an on-the-job learning station relating to the student's educational or occupational goal. One work experience credit can be awarded for 60 hours of unpaid work or 75 hours of paid work. Students can earn a maximum of 16 semester units, 0.5-8units/semester. This course may be taken for credit a total of four times. (AA, CSU)

Contact

Program Contact: Career and Technical Education
Email: cteinfo@siskiyous.edu
Phone: (530) 938-5512