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Welding Technology Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Welding degree, students will:
Demonstrate the safe and proper setup, startup, usage, shutdown, and maintenance of welding-related shop equipment.
Demonstrate critical workplace skills, including: teamwork, communication, critical thinking, and problem solving.
Use inspection techniques and critical thinking to evaluate the quality of: joint design, fit up, and welding to AWS and WABO standards.
Affectively use shop tools and equipment for layout, fabrication, cutting, and welding projects.
Safely perform OFW, OFC, PAC, AC-AC, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW to AWS and WABO standards.
Interpret shop drawings in terms of the identification of lines, views, dimensioning, tolerances, and AWS welding symbols that are commonly found on working drawings.
Select appropriate base metals, welding processes, and filler metals to meet fabrication project requirements.
Discuss metallurgical principals as they apply to welding.
Evaluate potential workplace hazards and apply necessary procedures to maintain a safe work environment.
Practice professional and ethical work behavior.
Develop cognitive and physical skills necessary to pass employment and certification testing.
Prepare for employment by building an effective resume, cover letter, and job search plan.