WELD1503 Maintenance Welding A study of welding processes and procedures used by maintenance personnel. This course will introduce welding of carbon steel and stainless steel using GMAW, SMAW, and GRAW welding processes. Material will include set up and operation of equipment, process selection, and weld quality. 3 Credits. WELD1603 Trade Skills This course introduces trade skills that are common among all industrial and manufacturing careers. This course will follow NCCER core curriculum and testing. Material covered includes safety material handling, hand tools, power tools, and rigging. 3 Credits. WELD2203 Advanced Wire Welding A study of the Gas Metal Arc Welding spray, Bas Metal Arc Welding Pulse, Flux Core Arc Welding, and Metal Core Arc Welding processes. This course will cover transfer modes, shielding gas selection, filler metal selection, process advantages and disadvantages and the welding of stainless steel and aluminum. Upon completion of this course students should be able to set up and operate the above welding processes and produce welds in all applicable materials and positions in accordance with AWS entry level welder standards. Prerequisite: WELD 1203. 3 Credits. WELD2303 Advanced SMAW A continuation of the study of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process. This course will cover welding of structural shapes, identification and selection of filler metal. Upon completion of this course students should be able to set up SMAW equipment and produce welds on carbon steel in all positions, using all applicable filler metal groups in accordance with AWS entry level welder standards. Prerequisite: WELD 1303. 3 Credits. WELD2314 SMAW Pipe Welding A study of the application of pipe welding using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (stick) process. This course will include welds made on carbon steel pipe in the 1G, 3G, and 5G positions. Prerequisites: WELD1304, WELD2304 or proficiency on an equivalency exam. 4 Credits. WELD2413 Welding Fabrications This course will cover the use of tools and procedures used in the design and fabrication of metallic products. Skills will include measurement, geometric layout, and use of specialized tools. 3 Credits. WELD2513 Blueprint Reading This course covers prints and drawings used in the welding industry. The material will cover various types of prints, dimensioning, and symbols. 3 Credits.