Welding Fab-Auto Body/ Auto Tech (Plate) Welding Certificate



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall
WLDG 1421 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals

An introduction to the fundamentals of equipment used in oxy-fuel and arc welding including welding and cutting safety basic oxy-fuel welding and cutting basic arc welding processes and basic metallurgy.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and two hours of lab each week.
WLDG 1425 Introduction to Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting

An introduction to oxy-fuel welding and cutting including history and future in welding safety setup and maintenance of oxy-fuel welding and cutting equipment and supplies.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and four hours of lab each week.
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

An introduction to shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources electrode selection oxy-fuel cutting and various joint designs. Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and four hours of lab each week
AUMT 1201 Introduction and Theory of Automotive Technology

An introductory overview of the automotive service industry including history safety practices shop equipment and tools vehicle subsystems service publications professional responsibilities and automobile maintenance. Course material may be taught using manufacture-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must lease a set of hand tools from the college for $40 per semester. (Fall Spring)

Credit hours
2 credit hours
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
One hour of lecture and three hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
14

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
ABDR 1315 Vehicle Trim and Hardware

An introduction to tools and assembly procedures required in the repair of collision damage with emphasis on safety. Students may lease a set of hand tools from the College for $40.00.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

WLDG 1412 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)

An overview of terminology safety procedures and equipment set-up. Practice in performing T-joints lap joints and butt joints using self-shielding and dual-shield electrodes.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and four hours of lab each week.
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc (MIG)Welding

A study of the principles of gas metal arc welding setup and use of GMAW equipment and safe use of tools/equipment. Instruction in various joint designs.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and four hours of lab each week.
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I

Theory operation diagnosis of drivability concerns and repair ignition and fuel delivery systems. Use of current engine performance diagnostic equipment. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must have a set of hand tools that they may lease from the college for $40 per semester.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and three hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
14


Year 2 Semester 1
Fall
ABDR 2353 Color Analysis and Paint Matching (Refinishing 3)

Advanced course in color theory color analysis tinting and advanced blending techniques for acceptable paint matching. Extended use of gun techniques and final detailing procedures. Students may lease a set of hand tools from the College for $40.00.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and three hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

ABDR 1458.


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 2455 Automotive Engine Machining

In-depth coverage of precision engine rebuilding cylinder reconditioning and crack re pair. Instruction in machines and equipment necessary to complete an engine repair. May be taught with manufacturer-specific instructions.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and four hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201.


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication

A fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis on structural shapes and use in construction.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and four hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

WLDG 1313 WLDG 1425 WLDG 1428 WLDG 1430 WLDG 1434 or consent of instructor.

Total Credit Hours
11



Total Program Hours
39



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

In the fall of 1997, Northeast Texas Community College began the Welding Program in the Industrial Technology Building. It started with 12 Gas Metal Arc Welding students (MIG Class) on part-time bases. Every semester the college was getting more new interested students in this program. Therefore, in the fall of 2000, the college decided to make a full time welding program offering more and different kinds of welding courses at different times to support all welding students five days, and four nights a week (Monday through Thursday).


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