CCOG for WLD 256A Summer 2024

Course Number:
WLD 256A
Course Title:
Intermediate Oxy-Acetylene Welding Practice
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Course Description

Introduces the joining of plate using oxy-fuel welding. Third 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

•Function safely in a welding shop environment.
•Operate oxy-fuel portable and track cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
•Weld common joint configurations using basic oxy-fuel welds.
•Interpret shop drawings and blueprints to industry standards.

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 hand and power 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 Welding.


The instructor and the student will design the course outcomes.