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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5444
First Term: 2006 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 48.0508
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Manufacturing
Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Welding develops skills in oxyacetylene (gas) and electric (arc) welding with emphasis on preparing for the American Welding Society. Arc certification exam.

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Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 3
 GTC/MET107Technical Mathematics I (3) OR Satisfactory score on Technical Mathematics placement test3
Required Courses
 Credits: 27
 DFT110Technical Drafting I3
 GTC216Properties of Materials3
 WLD101Welding I3
 WLD106Arc Welding5
+WLD206Advanced Welding - Heliarc and Wire Feed5
+WLD208Advanced Arc Welding - Certification5
+WLD225Welding Inspection and Quality Control3

Program Competencies
1.Prepare drawings using drafting instrument/equipment such as drafting machine, triangles, scales (English and Metric), templates, bow compass, lettering guide and mechanical pencils. (DFT110)
2.Identify, analyze, and utilize the physical, mechanical and chemical properties of materials used in manufacturing. (GTC216)
3.Select and safely perform the appropriate welding operation including oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, cutting, and electric arc-welding. (WLD101)
4.Perform various types of welding beads on various joints in position and out of position, and analyze welding quality as it relates to inspection and quality control. (WLD106)
5.Apply theory, practice, set-up and operation of all types of machines concerning tig, mig, and sub-arc welding with emphasis on tungsten inert gas and wire feed. (WLD206)
6.Perform all "out of position" welding tasks in preparation for certification test, and perform A.W.S. test in vertical and overhead positions. (WLD208)
7.Describe quality control standards and practices applied in welding inspection in the construction and fabrication industries, and explain the requirements, role, and responsibilities of the welding inspector. (WLD225)