Welding Courses

Welding (WLD) courses

  • WLD 110 Print Reading and Basic CAD for Fabrication

    This course will cover the fundamental print reading skills required in the fabrication trades including: shape and size description, annotations, industrial drawing types, as well as specialized parts and prints. An introduction to basic computer-aided drafting (CAD) will also be covered.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    212Fall
  • WLD 175 Welding Technology

    This course provides instruction in welding theory, principles and applications. Topics covered in this course include shop safety, shielded metal arc welding, gas welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, ox fuel cutting, plasma cutting, math for welders, blueprint reading and metallurgy. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be certified by National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) in Lincoln Electric Educational Partner (LEEPS) Intermediate Four Process (SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW) Certifications, Principles of Welding Certification, Safety Certification.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    10216Fall
  • WLD 197 Special Topics in Welding & Fabrication Technology

    A variable content learning module consisting of lecture, labs, class projects, and/or field projects that can change from semester to semester. Topics will be identified by title in the schedule of classes. Variable credit, may be taken 1-3 credit hours, and may be repeated for up to 6 credit hours if the topics differ.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
  • WLD 210 Advanced Welding Technology

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in WLD 175.

    This course is a continuation of welding theory, principles and applications. Topics covered in this course include shop safety, advanced shielded metal arc welding, gas welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, ox fuel cutting, plasma cutting, math for welders, blueprint reading and metallurgy. Students will also gain an understanding of robotic welding principles and application. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be certified by National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) in Lincoln Electric Educational Partners (LEEPS) Advanced Four Process (SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW) Certifications.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    10216Spring
  • WLD 215 Structural Design and Fabrication

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in WLD 175 and concurrent enrollment in WLD 297.

    This project-based course covers advanced computer aided drafting (CAD), structure design and fabrication.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    204Spring
  • WLD 297 Fabrication Applications Capstone

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in WLD 175 and concurrent enrollment with WLD 210.

    This capstone course will cover the design, material selection, ordering of material, material preparation, cost analysis, and construction of individual project to manufacturing standards. Course Fee.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    204Spring