Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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WELD 265 - Pipe Certification

16 credits

Completion of WELD 260  with a “C” or better, and instructor permission.

A theory-lab course to build upon skills learned in WELD 260 . Course covers selected industry qualification test requirements, procedures, and acceptance standards. Successful welders will practice and pass selected pipe qualification tests. Testing fees apply for each test. Course includes a capstone exam to ensure retention of competency in previous Welding Technology program course topics.

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
    • Weld to WABO 27-13 welder qualification standards in all positions on structural pipe with the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding processes
    • Prepare specimens for destructive testing
    • Visually examine and evaluate welds to written acceptance criteria
    • Demonstrate mastery and retention of skills and knowledge from Weld 100 through 260

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