2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 203

B-203 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
Welding:Flux-CoredArcWelding(FCAW)andGasTungstenArc
Welding(GTAW)
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
Thewelding: flux-cored arcwelding (FCAW) andgas
tungsten arcwelding (GTAW) skills certificatewill
prepare students to take theAmericanWeldingSociety
(AWS) certifiedwelding (CW) exams. Studentswill
learnvarious cuttingprocesses anddevelopmanual
skills usingFCAW,GTAW, andplasma arc cutting
(PAC) processes that complywithAWS standards,
including critical safetyprocedures. Studentswill learn
to fabricate simpleparts frombasicdrawings, sketches,
and technical plans. Studentsmust pass all coursework
with a scoreof 75%or higher.
These coursesmaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Use theFCAW,GTAW, andplasmaarc cuttingprocesses toproduce
avarietyofwelds.
• Fabricate simpleparts frombasicdrawings, sketches, and technical
plans.
• Demonstrate appropriateworkplace skills and tools, including the
applicationof personal andmechanical safetymeasures forusing
welding equipment and techniques.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
WELD231 Welding III.....................................................................3
WELD232 Welding III Practice........................................................2
WELD241 Welding IV.....................................................................3
WELD242 Welding IVPractice........................................................2
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT. 10CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
WELD231 Welding III
3
Core
WELD232 Welding IIIPractice
2
Core
WELD241 Welding IV
3
Core
WELD242 Welding IVPractice
2
Total 10
SkillsCertificateTotal 10
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