Combination Welder

COMBINATION WELDER (FUNDAMENTALS) HOURS: 180

This competency-based course is designed to provide students with shop training and related instruction in arc and oxyacetylene welding, brazing of mild steel, carbon steel, alloy steel, and pipe in all positions. It includes training in acetylene flame-cutting procedures, joint design, code specifications, and certification applicable to the area. Students are prepared for entry-level employment in the welding trade. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards.

PREREQUISITES:
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The Division of Adult and Career Education’s Engineering Technology Career Pathway for Construction is designed to provide students with shop training and related instruction in arc and oxyacetylene welding, brazing of mild steel, carbon steel, alloy steel, and pipe in all positions. It includes training in acetylene flame cutting procedures, joint design, code specifications , and certification applicable to the area. Students are prepared for entry-level employment as a Welder. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards.

 

This certificate verifies that the student has met the minimal competencies in the following areas:

• ORIENTATION AND SAFETY
• GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND USE OF MATERIALS
• DESCRIPTION, IDENTIFICATION, AND USE OF TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
• OXYACETYLENE CUTTING
• SURFACE WELDS
• FILLET WELDS – ALL POSITIONS
• WELDING TUBING – ALL POSITIONS
• WELDING METALLURGY
• AIR CARBON ARC PROCESS
• GROOVE WELDS
• BRAZING STEEL AND CAST IRON
• TESTING AND EVALUATION
• EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS