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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 III (W305)


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 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.

Credit recommendation: 

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