Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
Welding I (W111)
40 hours (1 week).
October 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: perform a welding process; properly use personal protection equipment; 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.
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).