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
850-718-2214
jenkinsc@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook required

 

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 learning outcomes:

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

 

 

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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