Special Topics in Welding Technology

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
30 clock hours

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
This course introduces general drawing fundamentals, drawing construction, sketching, and drawing view placement, along with fabrication techniques, fabrication set-up, fixtures, jigs, and templates. Fabrication fundamentals, including tack and fit-up technique, using squares, plumb-bobs, levels, rulers, and machine elements, are also introduced.


Course Details


Christopher Parrish
Bldg. N


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)



Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods


WDG Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of Welding knowledge and skills.

WDG Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

WDG Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking/problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

WDG  Outcome 4: Exhibit interpersonal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

WDG  Outcome 5: Exhibit organizational and professional skills appropriate for Welders.

WDG Outcome 6: 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-Off


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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