CURRICULAR GUIDE

Welding Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0156  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

Students receive hands-on instruction in the basics of MIG, TIG, shielded
metal arc, brazing and oxy-fuel cutting, and plasma cutting to prepare them
for entry level positions.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Manufacturing and Land Technologies Department, Gannon Vocational-
Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 30 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
EMSA 100    First Aid and CPR                                                2
MACH 135    Metallurgy and Heat Treat                                        4
MFGM 125    Rigging                                                          2
WELD 100    Combination Welding                                              4
WELD 101    Advanced ARC Welding                                             4
WELD 110    Gas Metal ARC Welding                                            4
WELD 111    Gas Tungsten ARC Welding                                         4
WELD 120    Struct Fabrication/Inspec                                        4
WELD 125    Struct Blueprint Reading Weld                                    2

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   30

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
EMSA 100          MACH 135          WELD 111
MFGM 125          WELD 101          WELD 120
WELD 100          WELD 110          WELD 125