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WLD 196 Welding Technology Internship I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2014
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Internships - 135 hours
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: This internship provides career advancement study to help students obtain hands-on work experience. Students gain experience using machines and tools only available in that work setting, such as operation of a press brake for forming steel, operation of overhead cranes, rigging and lifting materials, actual fit-up and welding of a production product, and/or operating a sheer for cutting heavy steel materials. This Internship requires 135 hours.

Prerequisites: Welding Technology Certificate or Welding Technology AAS Degree student, Minimum CGPA 3.0, and program director consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Demonstrate hands-on, real-life application of skills and knowledge learned in the theory and skills courses.
2. (Evaluation Level) Summarize the internship experience, evaluate best practices employed at the work site and identify suggestions for improvement of the CAC program, courses and the internship process.
3. (Application Level) Comply with the employer's work rules, regulations, corporate handbook and regulations.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate reliability and the appropriate safe work habits in the workplace.
5. (Application Level) Comply with OSHA safety requirements.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation