Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
Welding III (W305)
40 hours (1 week).
October 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: adjust currents when using electrodes; read blueprints; use welding symbols to weld; run beads flat on carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum; use welding techniques for butt joint, tee joint, and lap joint in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead position on carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum; weld lap joints and tee joints in four positions; and explain joint penetration in the push and pull technique for the GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) welding process application.
Major topics include: GTAW processes, currents and electrodes, blueprint reading, welding symbols, various steel materials, and welding. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, or Construction Technology (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).