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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Apex Technical School | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Arc Welding

120 hours (4 weeks); includes approximately 97 hours of supervised shop experience.
635 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY.
December 1994 - March 2003.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Students should be able to: use AC/DC welding machines to weld multi-pass fillet and groove welds in all positions (Flat, Horizontal, Vertical and Overhead) with E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes on tee and butt joints; prepare joints with automatic flame cutting equipment; remove defective welds by gouging (air carbon arc process); identify causes of arc blow associated with DC welding and apply corrective procedures; perform cast iron joint preparation and welding procedures.


Major topics include: power source selection and electrode grouping; vertical and E-7018 electrodes; hydrogen induced cracking; steel classification; overhead welding using E-6010 and E-7018; air carbon arc cutting fundamentals; and fundamentals of welding cast iron; open v-groove welding vertical position.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (1 lecture, 2 shop) in Welding Technology, Industrial Technology, Construction Technology, Vocational Technology, as an elective in Educational Technology, or as a technical elective in Mechanical Technology (12/99).