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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 1775
Effective Term: 2019 Fall 1   

Award: CCT
Total Clock Hours: 828
CIP Code: 48.0508
Initiating College: Gateway Community College
SOC Code: 51-4121.06

Description: The Certificate of Competency (CCT) for Welding: Pipe and Plate introduces various disciplines such as gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) processes and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). Learn foundational skills and knowledge in the basics of plate and pipe welding in accordance with welding codes including: American Welding Society D1.1, American Petroleum Institute-1104 Code and/or the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler Pressure Vessel Code.

Required Courses
ISP116 Computer Foundations 24
COR101 Core: Introduction to Craft Skills 80
WTO111 Introduction to Welding 60
WTO112 Basic Welding (SMAW) 120
WTO113 Welding Techniques (SMAW) 94
WTO114 Qualification Welds (SMAW) 124
WTO131 Weld Techniques Pipe (SMAW) 150
WTO133 Weld Techniques Pipe (GTAW) 176
Clock Hours: 828

Program Competencies
1. Demonstrate the ability to navigate applications in Windows 10. (ISP116)
2. Establish professional email work habits. (ISP116)
3. Effectively communicate using technology. (ISP116)
4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of a computer and its components. (ISP116)
5. Manage files and folders in Windows 10. (ISP116)
6. Manage files and folders stored in the "Cloud." (ISP116)
7. Collaborate using Google applications. (ISP116)
1. Identify basic safety principles (construction site safety). (COR101)
2. Demonstrate proper personal protective equipment (PPE). (COR101)
3. Understand and apply construction math. (COR101)
4. Demonstrate proper use of hand tools. (COR101)
5. Demonstrate proper use of power tools. (COR101)
6. Read and understand construction drawings. (COR101)
7. Demonstrate basic rigging principles. (COR101)
8. Demonstrate effective communication skills. (COR101)
9. Explain the importance of basic employability skills and how they apply to the construction industry. (COR101)
10. Demonstrate proper material handling procedures. (COR101)
11. Demonstrate welding safety practices. (WTO111)
12. Demonstrate oxy-fuel cutting. (WTO111)
13. Demonstrate plasma arc cutting. (WTO111)
14. Demonstrate air-carbon arc cutting and gouging. (WTO111)
15. Demonstrate base metal preparation. (WTO111)
16. Identify and describe welding code organizations. (WTO112)
17. Identify and define weld quality. (WTO112)
18. Identify and explain SMAW equipment and setup. (WTO112)
19. Identify and describe SMAW electrodes. (WTO112)
20. Explain and demonstrate SMAW beads and fillet welds. (WTO112)
21. Identify and describe various types of fit-up and alignment tools. (WTO113)
22. Describe techniques to avoid weldment distortion. (WTO113)
23. Describe the role of codes and specifications. (WTO113)
24. Define and Identify types of groove welds. (WTO113)
25. Describe how to prepare for groove welding. (WTO113)
26. Identify various types of groove welds and describe how to prepare for groove welding. (WTO114)
27. Identify various types of groove welds and define related terms. (WTO114)
28. Describe how to prepare for groove welding. (WTO114)
29. Describe the technique required to produce various groove welds. (WTO114)
30. Describe the technique required to produce groove welds in the 1G and 2G positions. (WTO114)
31. Describe the technique required to produce groove welds in the 3G and 4G positions. (WTO114)
32. Identify groove welds and prepare for SMAW pipe welding. (WTO131)
33. Demonstrate technique required to produce single process groove welds. (WTO131)
34. Identify various groove welds and preparations for GTAW on pipe. (WTO133)
35. Demonstrate technique required to combine welding processes to produce groove welds. (WTO133)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
Clock Curriculum Committee Approval Date: 5-1-2019

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