Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 1
90 clock hours
001, 002, 003
Course Description:This course introduces the student to basic arc manipulation, running beads, and cleaning the weld. Applications relating to starts/stops, bead geometry, and bead placement with advancement into vertical and overhead positions from flat and horizontal positions are addressed. General lab safety related to Shielded Metal Arc Welding is covered.
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:
- Demonstrate employability skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding and ability to identify welding symbols.
- Demonstrate SMAW equipment set up.
- Demonstate the ability to perform various tests on steel to determine if the welds are acceptable to industry standards.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of welding codes and standards.
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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