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CIP Code: 480508
Program Type: Diploma
Program Length: 61 Semester Credit Hours

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Program Description:

The purpose of the Welding Program is to prepare individuals for employment in the field of welding. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding including oxy-fuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding, pipe welding, plasma arc cutting, blueprint reading, weld symbols, and joints. After completion of this program, the student will have covered the skills designated by the American Welding Society (AWS) and will be prepared to take the AWS Entry Level Welder Test.

Contact Information:

Jonathan Darbonne
(337) 421-6592 ext. 4312
jonathan.darbonne@sowela.edu

Welding

Diploma/Certificate Option

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

WELD 1110

Occupational Orientation & Safety

1

1

2

WELD 1120

Basic Blueprint, Metallurgy & Weld Symbols

1

1

2

WELD 1130

Welding Inspection and Testing

1

1

2

WELD 1210

Oxyfuel Systems

1

1

2

WELD 1310

Cutting Processes CAC/PAC

0

1

1

TCA – Arc Cutter Basic (9)

9

WELD 1410

SMAW - Basic Beads

1

1

2

WELD 1411

SMAW - Fillet Weld

0

2

2

WELD 1420

SMAW - V-Groove Open

1

3

4

WELD 1510

SMAW - Pipe 2G

1

2

3

WELD 1514

SMAW - 5G Downhill

1

2

3

CTS – SMAW Structural Welder (23)

14

WELD 1515

SMAW - 6G Downhill

0

2

2

WELD 1516

SMAW - 5G Uphill

0

4

4

WELD 1517

SMAW - 6G Uphill

0

3

3

CTS – SMAW Pipe Welder (32)

9

WELD 2210

GTAW - Multi-Joint

1

2

3

WELD 2220

GTAW - Pipe 5G

1

3

4

WELD 2221

GTAW - Pipe 2G

0

3

3

WELD 2222

GTAW - Pipe 6G

0

2

2

WELD 2230

GTAW - Aluminum Multi-Joint

1

1

2

CTS – SMAW, GTAW Combination Welder (46)

14

WELD 2310

GMAW - Basic Fillet Weld

1

1

2

WELD 2311

GMAW - Groove Weld

0

2

2

WELD 2110

FCAW - Basic Fillet Welds

1

1

2

WELD 2111

FCAW - Groove Welds

0

1

1

CTS – SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW Combination Welder (53)

7

WELD 2312

Basic Pipe & Structural Fabrication

1

2

3

JOBS 2450

Job Seeking Skills

2

0

2

ITEC 1000

Application Basics

3

0

3

TD – Welding (61)

8

CIP Code: 480508
Total Clock Hrs: 1905

 

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