Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WELD 249 - Flux Cored Arc Welding for Construction

16 credits

Completion of WELD 248  with a “C” or better, and instructor permission.

A lecture-lab course to build upon skills learned in WELD 110  through WELD 248 . Course emphasizes code quality FCAW-S welding in all positions on structural shapes, and with restricted access.

Theory Hours
8 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
16 guided practice hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
The welder will:

  • Work Safely in and around welding operations
  • Demonstrate appropriate Workplace Behaviors
    • Demonstrate professional and responsible personal conduct
    • Demonstrate ability to comply with organizational rules and policies
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge relevant to the industry in Technical Proficiency
    • Access technical data from reference publications and charts
    • Measure accurately with a tape and scale
    • Perform basic mathematic calculations in relation to assignments
    • Set up and operate common manual and semi automatic welding and cutting equipment
    • Apply fillet and groove welds to industry acceptance criteria (AWS, WABO) in all positions with restricted access using FCAW-S

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