Master Course Outline WELD 110 Beginning Welding

Master Course Outline
WELD 110
Beginning Welding
Course Description: A lecture-lab course to provide an introduction to safe industrial work practices,
work ethics, oxy-fuel cutting, and common manual and semi-automatic welding processes.
Credits: 16
Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL 060, READ 080, a grade of “B” or better in MATH 060 or placement in
MATH 100 or BMCT score of 38 or higher, and instructor permission.
Recommended Preparation: N/A
Co-requisites: N/A
Learning Outcomes: The welder will:
Demonstrate social and personal responsibility necessary for success in the workplace.
Demonstrate ability to comply with organizational rules and policies.
Demonstrate safe work habits and safety awareness.
Access technical data from reference publications and charts.
Troubleshoot and fix machinery that is incorrectly configured.
Measure accurately with a tape and scale.
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers in feet, inches, and fractions of an inch.
Safely set up and operate common manual and semi-automatic welding and cutting equipment.
Apply fillet and groove welds with backing.
Course Resources/Textbooks/Website: The texts are Welding, latest edition, by Hoffman, Dahle, and
Fisher, and WABO Standard 27-13
(on line - ), by Washington
Association of Building Officials.
See tool list in program literature for specific personal protective gear and tool requirements.
Academic Integrity: All forms of cheating, falsification, and plagiarism are against the rules of this
course and of Grays Harbor College. Students who are unsure what constitutes academic dishonesty are
responsible for asking the instructor for clarification. Instances of intentional academic dishonesty will
be dealt with severely.
Disabilities: Students who have documented disabilities that require accommodations in compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Disability Support Services coordinator as
well as the instructor of the course in order to ensure that together we create an optimal environment
for educational achievement.
W Day, the final day to officially withdraw from a course, is the Thursday of the seventh week (Thursday
of the fourth week for summer quarter). Students who do not withdraw by that date will received the
grades they have earned, regardless of whether they are attending the course or completing the work.
Students who are considering withdrawal are strongly advised to consult with the instructor, advisor,
and financial aid prior to withdrawing. The only withdrawals allowed after W Day are complete
withdrawals from all courses.