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Welding

 
Instructor:  Mr. Tony Sovern (tsovern@acsc.net)
 
 
Prerequisite:
Welding I:  None
Welding II:  Welding I
 
Course Description:

Welding Technology I includes classroom and laboratory experiences that develop a variety of skills in oxy-fuel cutting and Shielded Metal Arc welding.  This course is designed for individuals seeking careers in welding, technician, sales, design, research or engineering.  Emphasis is placed on safety at all times.  OSHA standards and guidelines endorsed by the American Welding Society (AWS) are used.  Instructional activities emphasize properties of metals, safety issues, blueprint reading, electrical principles, welding symbols, and mechanical drawing through projects and exercises that teach students how to weld and be prepared for college and career success.  Students completing this program have the opportunity to earn 12 college credits.  Dual credit is offered with acceptable level placement scores. (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)

 

Welding Technology II includes classroom and laboratory experiences that develop a variety of skills in Gas Metal ARC welding, Gas Tungsten ARC welding, Plasma Cutting.  This course is designed for individuals who intend to pursue careers as Welders, Technicians, Sales Reps, Designers, Researchers or Engineers.  Emphasis is placed on safety at all times.  OSHA standards and guidelines endorsed by the American Welding Society (AWS) are used.  Instructional activities emphasize properties of metals, safety issues, blueprint reading, electrical principles, welding symbols, and mechanical drawing through projects and exercises that teach students how to weld and be prepared for college and career success. Dual credit is offered with acceptable level placement scores.  (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)

 

 

 

Certifications Available:
 American Welding Society certifications (AWS)
 
 
Dual Credit:
Welding I:  Ivy Tech Dual Credit Equivalent:  WELD 100 Welding Processes; WELD 108 Shielded Metal ARC Welding I
Welding II:  Ivy Tech Dual Credit Equivalent:  WELD 207 Gas Metal ARC Welding; WELD 208 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
 
 
 
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