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2023-2024 General Catalog 
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WEL 107 - Welding Technology Fundamentals

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

2 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 30
Course Description:
In this course students will learn the basics of the welding shop work. Areas of instruction will include: welding shop safety, proper use of shears, manufacturing machinery, hand tools, maintenance of tools and equipment.  Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life. 

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face-to-face

Course Fees: none

Common Course Assessment(s): Lab sheet must be completed to ensure students know how to utilize equipment properly and safely.

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:

  •  List the importance of the proper use and maintenance of hand tools.
  •  Explain correct usage of the shear.
  •  Explain correct usage of the band saws.
  •  Explain correct usage of the pedestal grinder.

Course Objectives:

  •  Employ the proper use and maintenance of hand tools.
  •  Bench files and or deburr a work piece.
  •  Properly place parts for cutting on band saw.
  •  Grind and shape tools and work pieces on a pedestal grinder.
  •  Cut steel with metal working tools to size

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