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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience

Welding I (W111)


40 hours (1 week).

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

October 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: perform a welding process; use personal protection equipment properly; start a weld bead and tie into an existing welding bead; use a variety of welding positions; interpret welding symbols used in blueprints;  identify steels that are used in welding; assemble and disassemble a torch; apply proper procedures for cutting mild steel in projects; and describe metallurgy. 


Major topics include: assembly and disassembly of scaffolds, OSHA standards and regulations, fall protection and falling object protection.  Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours as a technical elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).