Plasma Arc Skills
30 clock hours
Course Description:This course introduces the student to the process of plasma arc cutting. The students develop techniques of applying plasma arc cutting skills to nonferrous metals.
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:
- Practice and demonstrate safety principles and safe cutting practices as related to GTAW.
- Demonstrate the proper use of terminology and use of tools.
- Demonstrate employability skills.
- Properly demonstrate the operation, including power supplies, controls, and polarity settings of GTAW equipment.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principals involved in the GTAW operations.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of welding codes and standards.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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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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