WLDG Courses

  • WLDG 1421 - Introduction to Welding Fundamentals

    An introduction to the fundamentals of equipment used in oxyacetylene and arc welding including welding and cutting safety, basic oxyacetylene welding and cutting, basic arc welding processes and basic metallurgy.

    Grade Basis:
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

  • WLDG 1428 - Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

    An introduction shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs.Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions.

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

  • WLDG 1430 - Introduction to Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding

    A study of the principles of gas metal arc welding, setup and use of GMAW equipment, and safe use of tools/equipment. Instruction in various joint designs.

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

  • WLDG 1434 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding

    An introduction to the principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), setup/use of GTAW equipment and safe use of tools and equipment. Welding instruction in various positions on joint designs.

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

  • WLDG 1457 - Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

    A study of the production of various fillets and groove welds. Preparation of specimens for testing in all test positions. Prerequisites; WLDG 1421, Introduction to Welding Fundamentals and WLDG 1428, Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

    Prerequisites:

    • WLDG 1421 - Introduction to Welding Fundamentals
    • WLDG 1428 - Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

  • WLDG 2406 - Intermediate Pipe Welding

    A Comprehensive course on the welding of pipe using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and/or other processes. Welds will be done using various positions. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices.

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lab hours: 2.0

  • WLDG 2447 - Advanced Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding

    Advanced topics in GMAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions.

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

    Prerequisites:

    • WLDG 1430 - Introduction to Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding

  • WLDG 2451 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding

    Advanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions. Prerequisite: WLDG 1434, Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding.

    Grade Basis: L
    Credit hours: 4.0
    Lecture hours: 2.0
    Lab hours: 6.0

    Prerequisites:

    • WLDG 1434 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding

Last updated: 06/14/2022