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Welding

Welding - Technology

Welding Courses

Course Names & Descriptions

CPTR 1000 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS 

An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.

JOBS 2450 JOB SEEKING SKILLS

This course is required of all Technical Diploma and Associate Degree students and should be taken during their last semester of enrollment prior to completion of diploma/degree requirements.  This course assists students in making immediate and future decisions concerning job choices and educational growth by compiling résumés, evaluating job offers, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating a job.  It also includes personal/career assessments including foundational Work Keys assessments, application for the Louisiana Work Ready! (National Career Ready) Certificate.  The completion of a student career presentation portfolio to minimum specifications will be a requirement for course completion.

WELD1110 OCCUPATIONAL ORIENTATION & SAFETY

An introduction to the occupation of welding including facility layout, policies, safety and health procedures, information and practice concerning basic safety, safe operation of hand and power tools, materials handling and maintenance of a safe working environment. Students are also introduced to safe welding practices, communication skills, and essential workplace skills.

WELD1120 BASIC BLUEPRINT, METALLURGY & WELDING SYMBOLS

This course provides instruction and review of basic construction mathematics, weld symbol interpretation, reading welding detail drawings, basic metallurgy, metal identification, and heat treatment of metals.

WELD1130 WELDING INSPECTION & TESTING

An introduction to codes, standards, and agencies regulating the welding industry, a review of weld quality standards, concepts in proper visual and destructive testing methods, and a study of proper base metal preparation and joint fit-up.

WELD1140 ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

An introduction to welding equipment fundamentals of operation, polarity, equipment types, safety and systems setup; including welding related equipment connection and a review of tools used in welding procedures.

WELD1411 SMAW - FILLET WELD

Safely setup and operate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment with practice of single and multi-pass fillet welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions using various electrodes. 

WELD1412 SMAW - V-GROOVE BU/GOUGE

Safely setup and operate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment with practice of V-Groove welds with a backing or back gouging in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions using various electrodes.

WELD2110 FCAW - BASIC FILLET WELDS

An introduction to the principals of Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), component and consumable identification including the safe setup of equipment and practice of fillet welds in the flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions.

WELD2111 FCAW - GROOVE WELDS

Safely setup and operate Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment with practice of V-Groove welds with a backing or back gouging in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

WELD2210 GTAW - MULTI-JOINT

An introduction to the principals of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), component and consumable identification including the safe setup of equipment and practice of welding beads (fillet welds), and groove welds in the flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions using carbon steel consumables.

WELD2230 GTAW - ALUMINUM MULTI-JOINT

An introduction to the principals of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Aluminum (GTAW-A), component and consumable identification including the safe setup of equipment and practice of welding fillet and groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

WELD2310 GMAW - BASIC FILLET WELD

An introduction to the principals of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), types of weld transfer, weld quality, and component and consumable identification including the safe setup of equipment and practice of welding fillet welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

WELD2311 GMAW - GROOVE WELD

Safely setup and operate Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment with practice of open V-Groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

 

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