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Welding Technology LPC
WLDT 1 Welding Camp 1.00 Unit
This course is designed to introduce the basics of shop safety, hand tools and welding. Fabrication of simple metal projects. Emphasis on practical uses and applications.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 10 Machining- Metal Trades 4.00 Units
This course is intended to show how machine tools are used in the metal trades and manufacturing, as well as how machine tools operate and when to use one particular machine instead of another. The advantage and disadvantage of various machining techniques as well as their application in the fabrication process are explored. Students will learn the use of drawings, hand tools, precision measuring tools, drilling machines, grinders, lathes, milling machines, and other specialized tools used to shape and finish metal and nonmetal parts. Additive and subtractive manufacturing techniques as well as related processes are explored.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 55 Print Reading for Industry 2.00 Units
Interpreting and visualizing drawings and prints used in industrial settings. The role of prints in the digital age, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing to current standards. Foundational skills needed for print reading success, including basic mathematics, geometry principles, measurement tools, and the design process. Welding symbols and their use in manufacturing.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 61A Beg. SMAW and FCAW Theory 1.00 Unit
Theory and safety of Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW) and Flux-core Arc (FCAW) welding of steel, flame cutting, plasma and carbon arc cutting. American Welding Society nomenclature, electrode and wire selection, job opportunities. Blueprint reading, welding symbols and hazardous material regulation. Corequisite: WLDT 61AL or WLDT 61BL
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
Co-Requisites: WLDT 61AL
 
WLDT 61AL Beg. SMAW and FCAW Skills Lab 2.00 Units
Skills of Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW) and Flux-Core Arc (FCAW) welding in the flat and horizontal positions to American Welding Society code specifications. Oxy-fuel flame, plasma, and carbon arc cutting. Safe use and handling of welding equipment and consumables. Corequisite: WLDT 61A or WLDT 61B.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 61B Adv. SMAW and FCAW Theory 1.00 Unit
Theory and safety of Stick (SMAW) and Flux-core Arc (FCAW) welding of steel, flame cutting, plasma and carbon arc cutting. American Welding Society nomenclature, electrode and wire selection, job opportunities. Blueprint reading, welding symbols for welders and hazardous material regulations. Corequisite: WLDT 61AL or WLDT 61BL
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 61BL Adv. SMAW and FCAW Skills Lab 2.00 Units
Advanced skills in Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW) and Flux Cored Arc (FCAW) welding of steel in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions to A.W.S. Codes. Safety and proper use of SMAW, FCAW, oxy-fuel cutting and plasma arc cutting equipment. Blueprint usage in the welding shop environment. Prerequisite: WLDT 61AL completed with a minimum grade of C Corequisite: WLDT 61A or WLDT 61B
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 62A Beg. GTAW and GMAW Theory 1.00 Unit
Theory of fuel and inert gas welding of steel, stainless steel and aluminum alloys, Oxy-Fuel welding, Oxy fuel brazing, flame cutting, and plasma cutting. Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) and Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) welding equipment and supplies. Nomenclature and metallurgy of steel, stainless steel and aluminum alloys. Introduction to blueprint reading and welding symbols. Hazardous material regulations and safety data sheets. Corequisite: WLDT 62AL or WLDT 62BL
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 62AL Beg. GTAW and GMAW Skills Lab 2.00 Units
Skills of TIG (GTAW) and MIG (GMAW) welding of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys in the flat and horizontal positions to A.W.S. codes. Safety and proper use of TIG and MIG equipment, oxy-fuel welding and cutting, plasma cutting. Blueprint usage in welding shop environment. Corequisite: WLDT 62A or WLDT 62B
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 62B Adv. GTAW and GMAW Theory 1.00 Unit
Theory of fuel and inert gas welding of Non-Ferrous alloys, Oxy-Fuel welding, Oxy fuel brazing, flame cutting, and plasma cutting. Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) and Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) welding equipment and supplies. Nomenclature and metallurgy of Non-Ferrous alloys. Introduction to blueprint reading and welding symbols. Hazardous material regulations and safety data sheets. Corequisite: WLDT 62AL or WLDT 62BL.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 62BL Advanced GTAW/GMAW Skills Lab 2.00 Units
Advanced skills in Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) and Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) welding of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions to A.W.S. codes. Safety and proper use of TIG and MIG equipment, oxy-fuel welding and cutting, plasma cutting. Blueprint usage in welding shop environment. Pipe and tubing fit-up and welding. Prerequisite: WLDT 62AL with a minimum grade of C Corequisite: WLDT 62A or WLDT 62B
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 63 Welding Layout and Fitting 2.00 Units
Interpretation of welding blueprints by making welding layouts and weldment fitups. Current methods, practices, and recommended procedures. Use of jigs, fixtures, holding devices, and welding sequences. Methods of straightening and restoring dimensions to finished product. Laboratory includes SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW welding, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting. Strongly Recommended: WLDT 61BL or WLDT 62BL with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 66 Welding Inspecition & Testing 2.00 Units
Theory and skills in performing inspections and tests using American Welding Society (AWS) codes and their role in welding inspection. The role and duties of the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). Strongly Recommended: WLDT 61AL or WLDT 62AL with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 67A Welding Skills Lab 2.00 Units
Development and improvement of skills in Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) welding. Strongly Recommended: WLDT 61AL or WLDT 62AL or WLDT 70 or WLDT 71 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 67B Advanced Welding Skills Lab 2.00 Units
Advanced development and improvement of skills in Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Flux-core (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) welding. Strongly Recommended: WLDT 67A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 68 Certification Preparation 2.00 Units
Welding skills preparation for certification testing. Theory of American Welding Society D1.1, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Section IX and American Petroleum Institute 1104. Strongly Recommended: WLDT 61AL or WLDT 61BL or WLDT 62AL or WLDT 62BL or WLDT 69A or WLDT 69B with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 69A Beginning Pipe Welding 3.00 Units
Theory and practical application of: pipe joint preparation and design, API (American Petroleum Institute) and AWS (American Welding Society) welding codes specification for pipe and pipe fittings, analysis of joint configuration, plasma and flame cutting of pipes, wire and electrodes selections, beginning of pipe welding blue print and welding symbols, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW of pipe joints, non-destructive and destructive test and qualitative concepts of evaluation. Welding in the 1G and 2G positions. Prerequisite: WLDT 61BL or WLDT 62BL with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 69B Advanced Pipe Welding 3.00 Units
Theory and practical application of pipe joint preparation and design, API (American Petroleum Institute) and AWS (American Welding Society) welding codes specifications for pipe and pipe fittings, analysis of joint configuration, plasma and flame cutting of pipes, wire and electrodes selections, beginning of pipe welding blue print and welding symbols, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW and GTAW of pipe joints, non-destructive and destructive test and qualitative concepts of evaluation. Welding in the 5G and 6G positions. Prerequisite: WLDT 69A completed with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 70 Introduction to Welding 2.00 Units
Basic skills in Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW), Gas Metal Arc (GTAW) and Flux Core Arc (FCAW) welding. Oxy-fuel welding and thermal cutting. Emphasis on safety, proper usage, theory and care of welding equipment.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 71 Welding for the Arts 3.00 Units
Provides basic welding, shop skills and instruction that artistically inclined individuals should know in order to be effective in the process of creating metal art and sculpture. Provides instruction on types of metals aluminum, iron, steel, cast iron, bronze, stainless steel, etc.), mechanical fastenings, cutting and permanent joining together of metals and alloys through welding processes such as SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, oxyacetylene and braze welding, plasma and fuel gas cutting. Instruction includes general shop safety, equipment use, finishing, welding electricity fundamentals, welding consumable identification, and hazardous materials regulation.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
WLDT 73 Welding Workplace Safety 1.00 Unit
This course provides the safety knowledge required to operate safely in a welding or construction workplace environment. This course will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance and control as a means to proactively create a safe workplace environment. OSHA safety standards will be emphasized throughout to maintain consistency with workplace environment. This course meets the 10 hour OSHA construction safety training requirements.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 

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