Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
Welding II (W112)
40 hours (1 week).
October 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: perform Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Flex Core Arc Welding (FCAW); apply preventive measures to avoid injury; determine the type of welding process to use for various projects; adjust currents when using electrode for application; read blueprints; interpret welding symbols; and perform tasks using four basic welding positions.
Major topics include: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Flex Core Arc Welding (FCAW); blueprint reading, and welding positions. 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).