Welding Symbols & Blueprints
90 clock hours
001, 002, 003
Course Description:This course introduces the student to weld symbol interpretation in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) standards. Welding details with symbols layout provide a systematic approach to blueprint reading. Fundamentals of drawing elements, scales, layouts, and title blocks are included.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
Materials provided by instructor
Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
1. Demonstrate employability skills.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of welding symbols.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of how the ideas of an engineer are transferred to a welder working in the field.
4. Demonstrate the understanding of welding symbols interpretation according to American Welding Society.
5. Demonstrate the ability to interpret welding blueprints.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Demonstrate mastery of Welding knowledge and skills.
Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Apply critical thinking/ problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Exhibit inter-personal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Exhibit organizational and professional skills appropriate for Welders.
Exhibit employability and/or entrepreneurship skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
|Tests, Quizzes, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Projects, Skills Check|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
This course is a cooperative, competency-based learning program with required classroom lecture classes, learning activity guides, videos, handouts, hands-on instruction, DVD, and computer-assisted instruction. Scheduled program workshops, seminars, special assigned projects, and style show attendance is required for credit.
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