PMT0153V

Plasma Arc Skills

Course Code: PMT0153V

Credit Hours: 30 clock hours

Effective beginning: 2021-22

 

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.

Course Details

Instructors:

Curtis Jenkins
Bldg. N, Rm 111B
718-2214
jenkinsc@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Level One: Trainee Guide

Level Two:  Trainee Guide Value Kit 9780132981705

Talk with instructor prior to purchasing.

Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)

 

Assignment/course outline:

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 student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Practice and demonstrate safety principles and safe cutting practices as related to plasma arc cutting.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of terminology and use of tools.
  • Demonstrate employability skills.
  • Demonstrate and develop techniques of applying plasma arc cutting skills to nonferrous metals.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of welding codes and standards..

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

 

 

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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