Apr 25, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024 
Catalog 2023-2024

APR 166W Welding Processes for Apprenticeship

Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
Credits: 4

Introduces the fundamentals of shield metal arc welding, oxyacetylene welding and cutting, metallic inert gas (MIG) welding, and arc-air procedures.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship program; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Exercise all safety rules that apply to the shielded metal arc, MIG, and oxyacetylene welding process. 
  2. Demonstrate the proper operation, including set-up and shut-down of arc, MIG, and oxyacetylene welding and cutting equipment. 
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in making various welds and cuts, using arc, MIG, and oxyacetylene equipment. 

Content Outline
  • Arc Welding 
  • MIG Welding 
  • Oxyacetylene Welding 
  • Safety