CCOG for WLD 126B Summer 2024

Course Number:
WLD 126B
Course Title:
Basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Heliarc)
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Course Description

Introduces gas tungsten arc welding and industry standards. Weld common joint configurations in the 3F and 4F positions. Develops foundational skills required for advancement in future course work. Second class in a four course sequence. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is a outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, videotapes, lab demonstrations and technical skills. Course outcomes will include theoretical concepts, layout, fabrication, welding, safety and environmental awareness, communication, computations and human relations.

Intended Outcomes for the course

The instructor and the student will design basic course outcomes / activities based on the individual needs of the student.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The student will be assessed on his/her ability to demonstrate the development of course outcomes designed by the instructor and student. The methods of assessment may include one or more of the following: observations, visual inspection techniques, welding tests, safe work habits, task performance and work relations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

 Function safely in the PCC Welding Shop.

  • Understand and practice personal safety by using  proper protective gear.

  • Understand and practice hands and powers tool safety.

  • Understand and maintain a safe work area.

  • Recognize and report dangerous electrical and air/gas hose connections.

  •  Understand and practice fire prevention.

  • Access and explain the importance of the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

Develop knowledge and skills in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process.

  • The instructor and the student will design the course outcomes.