Inert Gas Welding

Program Outcomes:

Students completing the inert gas welding program should be able to:

  • Use skills that meet industry standards.
  • Be proficient in skills necessary for state and national welding certifications.
  • Work as an effective and dependable team member as well as independently.
  • Demonstrate safe work habits that reflect concern and care for self, others, and the environment.
  • Develop the skills necessary to secure employment.
  • Demonstrate appropriate safe work habits when operating oxy-fuel and electric welding    equipment and function safely in a welding environment.
  • Be able to read and interpret blueprint welding symbols to fabricate components.
  • Display manipulative skills with various welding processes to assure adequate weld integrity and appearance.
  • Perform welding operations with appropriate process on various metals and situations
  • Know basic fundamentals of math and measurements.
  • Identify the major components and equipment used in gas tungsten arc welding.
  • Apply the major electrical current flow concepts and usage.
  • Be proficient in the use of free hand and walking-the-cup techniques.
  • Identify welding standards, such as AWS or ASME.
  • Demonstrate welds used to join pipe using the open root technique in the 2G, 5G and 6G positions.
  • Recognize and mitigate the difficulties when welding pipe or tubes where restrictions are involved.
  • Perform welds to acceptable quality standards and testing procedures related to pipe welding.

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

Inert Gas Welding Degree Plan