Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
WEL111Welding Blueprint Reading3The basic skills needed to read shop drawings (including welding symbols) will be learned. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 233 and WEL 111.Prerequisite: Any AAS Core Math CourseLoading...
WEL120Oxy Fuel Welding/Cutting2Skills will be developed in oxy-acetylene welding, cutting and repair. Safety is emphasized. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 120 and WEL 262.Loading...
WEL150Arc Welding I (SMAW)2Skills will be developed in electrode familiarity, welding stringer beads with five different electrodes and buildup surfacing in the flat position.Loading...
WEL165Arc Welding II (SMAW)3Skills will be developed in welding root passes and multiple pass tee fillet welds in the flat position.Loading...
WEL166Arc Welding III (SMAW)2Skills will be developed in welding inside and outside corner joints, welding around shapes and sheet metal welding in the flat position.Loading...
WEL167Arc Welding IV (SMAW)3Skills will be developed in welding beads, buildup surfacing, and fillet weldments in the horizontal position. Safety is emphasized. Prerequisite: WEL 166Loading...
WEL168Arc Welding V (SMAW)3Skills will be developed in welding fillet joints in the vertical downhill and vertical uphill position. Safety is emphasized. Prerequisite: WEL 167Loading...
WEL169Arc Welding VI (SMAW)2Skills will be developed in welding fillet joints in the overhead position. Air carbon arc gouging and plasma arc cutting will also be practiced. Safety is emphasized. Prerequisite: WEL 168Loading...
WEL176Adv Arc Welding I (SMAW)2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions limited SMAW. Safety is emphasized. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL177Adv Arc Welding II (SMAW)3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions limited SMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL181Gas Metal Arc Welding2Practical application in the use of the gas metallic arc welding process, including submerged arc and flux cored arc. Safety is emphasized. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 244 and WEL 181.Loading...
WEL190Gas Tungsten Arc Welding2A course to develop skills in the gas tungsten arc welding process using mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Safety is emphasized. Credit will not be granted for both WEL 251 and WEL 190. Prerequisite: WEL 120Loading...
WEL203GMAW II2This course is designed to teach skills that will allow students to gain employment in the production manufacturing welding field. Students will learn to weld in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions with GMAW (MIG) using pulse, spray, short-arc transfer, and Flux Cored related processes. Prerequisite: Instructor ApprovalLoading...
WEL208Intro to Fabrication2Gain exposure to processes, equipment and safety in the manufacturing environment. Correctly select, read and calibrate appropriate measuring instruments. Learn appropriate use of fabrication equipment and apply basic lay-out techniques utilizing hand-tools. Heat and cut steel with oxygen/acetylene torch equipment. Prerequisite: Instructor ApprovalLoading...
WEL228Welding Safety/Health: SENSE11This course will provide students with orientation to the welding profession and will cover the basics of safety & health within the welding profession. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1, Module 1 and Module 2 – Key Indicators 1-6.Loading...
WEL233Print Read/Sym Inter: SENSE13Provides instruction in interpreting elements of welding prints (drawings or sketches), focusing on measurement, American Welding Society welding symbols, and fabrication requirements. Students will understand how to prepare, assemble and tack welding parts according to drawings or sketches, using proper materials and tools. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 3: Drawing and Welding Symbol Interpretation, Key Indicators 1 and 2. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 233 and WEL 111. Prerequisite: Any DMACC AAS MAT, ELT & BUS course.Loading...
WEL236Advanced Arc Welding I (GMAW)2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions limited GMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL237Advanced Arc Welding II (GMAW)3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions limited GMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL238Adv Arc I GMAW Unlimited2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions unlimited GMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL239Adv Arc II GMAW Unlimited3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions unlimited GMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL241Fabrication I4Students will learn basic introductory skills to safely and correctly operate fabrication layout equipment and hand tools. They will understand different material types, shapes and applications for each. Prerequisite: Welding diplomaLoading...
WEL242Fabrication II4Students will learn to safely operate fabrication equipment to produce four specific projects to the specified standards. Prerequisite or Corequisite: WEL 241Loading...
WEL244GMAW Sh Cir Transfer: SENSE12Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Short-Circuiting Transfer. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel, in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended. This course aligns with SENSE Level 1 Module 5 Key Indicators 1-7. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 244 and WEL 181.Prerequisite: WEL 228.Loading...
WEL245GMAW Spray Transfer: SENSE12Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel in flat and horizontal positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for its successful completion. It aligns with SENSE Level 1 Module 5 Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, as well as Module 2 - Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228.Loading...
WEL246Adv Arc Welding I (GMAW) Alum2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions limited GMAW Aluminum. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL247Adv Arc Welding II (GMAW) Alum3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions limited GMAW Aluminum. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL248Adv Arc I GMAW Alum Unlimited2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions unlimited GMAW Aluminum. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL249Adv Arc II GMAW Alum Unlimited3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions unlimited GMAW Aluminum. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL251GTAW Carbon Steel: SENSE12Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for successful completion of this course. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1, Module 7 – Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Credit will not be granted for both WEL 251 and WEL 190. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228Loading...
WEL252GTAW Aluminum: SENSE11Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for gas tungsten arc welding. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on aluminum in flat and horizontal positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for successful completion of this course. This course aligns to SENSE Level I, Module 7 Key Indicators 1, 2 and 13 – 17, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228. Corequisite: WEL 251, WEL 253.Loading...
WEL253GTAW Stainless Steel: SENSE11Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on austenitic stainless steel in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for successful completion of this course. This course aligns to SENSE Level I, Module 7 Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12 as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite: WEL 228. Corequisite: WEL 251, WEL 252.Loading...
WEL254Inspection/Test Princ: SENSE11Students will visually examine test weldments and thermally cut surfaces per multiple welding codes, standards, and specifications. This course aligns to SENSE Level I, Module 9: Welding Inspection and Testing Principles. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 233Loading...
WEL255Welding Inspection4Students will become familiar with welding codes and to interpret them. Identification of proper codes and use will be examined. This course focuses on welding procedures per code and how welding procedures and welders are qualified. Students will understand and perform destructive and non-destructive testing of welded joints. Corequisite: Completion of Welding program/diploma or instructor approvalLoading...
WEL262OFC-I Manual and Mech: SENSE12Focuses on proper safety, equipment setup and cutting techniques for manual and mechanized OxyFuel cutting on carbon steel. Students perform American Welding Society compliant cutting operations in the flat position. The student will also perform scarfing and gouging operations to remove base and weld metal in flat and horizontal positions on carbon steel. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 8 - Units 1 and 2, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7 and Module 9 – Key Indicator 1. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 120 and WEL 262. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228.Loading...
WEL263PAC/CAC: SENSE12Focuses on proper safety, equipment setup and cutting techniques for Plasma and Carbon steel Arc cutting on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum. Students perform American Welding Society compliant cutting operations in the flat position. The student will also perform scarfing and gouging operations to remove base and weld metal in flat and horizontal positions. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 8 - Units 3 and 4, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7 and Module 9 – Key Indicator 1. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228Loading...
WEL266PAC/CAC1Focuses on proper safety, equipment setup and cutting techniques for Plasma and Carbon steel Arc cutting on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum. Students perform American Welding Society compliant cutting operations in the flat position. The student will also perform scarfing and gouging operations to remove base and weld metal in flat and horizontal positions. Pre/Co-requisite: WEL 228 Loading...
WEL274SMAW I: SENSE13Focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the shielded metal arc welding process. Students will perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel, using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 4 - Key Indicators 1-7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228.Loading...
WEL275SMAW II: SENSE13Focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (informally known as stick welding) process. Students perform American Welding Society complaint welds on carbon steel, in vertical up and overhead configurations, using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 4: Shielded Metal Arc Welding Key Indicators 1-7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228, WEL 274Loading...
WEL276Adv Arc I SMAW Unlimited2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions unlimited SMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL277Adv Arc II SMAW Unlimited3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions unlimited SMAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL280FCAW Self-Shielded: SENSE 12Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding Self-Shielded. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for its successful completion. It aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 6 - Key Indicators 1, 2 and 8-12, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228, WEL 244, WEL 245.Loading...
WEL281FCAW Gas-Shielded: SENSE12Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas Shielded). Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for its successful completion. It aligns to SENSE Level 1, Module 6 - Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 – Key Indicator 2. Prerequisite/Corequisite: WEL 228, WEL 244, WEL 245.Loading...
WEL282Advanced Arc Welding I (FCAW)2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions limited FCAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL283Advanced Arc Welding II (FCAW)3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions limited FCAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL284Adv Arc I FCAW Unlimited2Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the flat and horizontal positions unlimited FCAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL285Adv Arc II FCAW Unlimited3Skills will be developed in welding and testing on vee groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions unlimited FCAW. Prerequisite: Welding diploma requiredLoading...
WEL303Pipe Welding/SMAW3Welding practice and testing on open grove plate weldments in the 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G positions, and, as time permits, on pipe weldments in the 2G, 5G and 6G positions. Safety is emphasized. Prerequisite: WEL 177Loading...
WEL341Fabrication I6Students will learn basic introductory skills to safely and correctly operate fabrication layout equipment and hand tools. They will understand different material types, shapes and applications for each, and be able to perform precision weld repair on machined surfaces. Prerequsities: WEL 233, WEL 253, WEL 254, WEL 262, WEL 266, WEL 275, WEL 280, WEL 281, MFG 276, MFG 121, MFG 105, MFG 250, MFG 251, MFG 260, MFG 261, MFG 356, MFG 359, MFG 337, MFG 338, MAT 772. In addition, CAD 182 or CAD 184. Prerequisite OR Corequisite: MFG 132Loading...
WEL342Fabrication II6Students will learn to safely operate fabrication equipment to produce projects to specified standards. Prerequisite OR Corequisite: WEL 341Loading...
WEL710Robotic Welding3Course provides an introduction to robotic welding fundamentals. The student will examine parameters of welding robot operation and program robots for various welding applications.Loading...
WEL928Independent Study0 Loading...