Oct 20, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

WLD 296 - Welding Independent Projects

1-4 Credits, 3-12 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 3-12 lab periods

Self-directed laboratory projects. Includes project objectives, procedures, safety practices, welding processes, set-up for the project, and project completion.

Prerequisite(s): WLD 110  
Information: Welding industry experience or welding skills may be substituted for the prerequisite requirement. See a welding instructor for approval. May be repeated up to three times for a maximum of sixteen credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate all safety protocol
  2. Create an independent welding project
  3. Complete an industry standard certification


  1. Project Objectives
    1. Plans / Specifications
    2. Materials
  2. Procedures and Safety Practices
    1. Required welding process 
    2. Oxyacetylene 
    3. Grinder
    4. Other equipment
  3. Welding Processes and Set-up for the Project
    2. Equipment set-up
    3. Electrode type and amperage settings
    4. Other equipment and tools
  4. Project Completion
    1. Blueprint requirements
    2. Inspection
    3. Certification (Code) specifications

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019/20

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)