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 Course Title:   Intermediate Inert Gas and Aluminum Welding

 Title Abbreviation:   INTERMED INERT GAS/ALUM

 Department:    WT

 Course #:    213

 Credits:    9

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    13

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Fillet welds on aluminum and steel using GTAW and GMAW inert gas processes in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Introduction and/or review of shop safety, metal cutting, fitting, and gouging procedures.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: WT 113, 117, CSS 100, MATH 96 and MANF 140, or concurrent enrollment.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 176

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate shop procedures (safety, housekeeping, equipment).
  2. Understand the need for teamwork, shop communications, individual and group problem solving.
  3. Perform and understand GTAW processes, equipment, and safety.
  4. Perform and understand GMAW processes, equipment, and safety.
  5. Perform and understand metal cutting processes, equipment, and safety.
  6. Understand and perform manual techniques for making welds in all positions using the GTAW process.
  7. Understand and perform manual techniques for making welds in all positions using the GMAW process.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and issues associated with the diverse perspectives of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, and culture.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.

Course Contents

  1. Shop procedures (safety, housekeeping, equipment).
  2. Teamwork, shop communications, individual and group problem solving.
  3. GTAW processes, equipment, and safety.
  4. GMAW processes, equipment, and safety.
  5. Metal cutting processes, equipment, and safety.
  6. Manual techniques for making welds in all positions using the GTAW process.
  7. Manual techniques for making welds in all positions using the GMAW process.