WELD 1119 is a dual credit (Crete High School and Southeast Community College Manufacturing Occupations Welding Technology) course offered through SENCAP.

Catalog Description:  Laboratory exercises with the Oxyacetylene Welding, Braze Welding, Oxyacetylene Cutting, and related processes.

Credit Hour:  3.0 (SCC)

Lecture/Classroom Hours:  10

Vocational Lab Hours:  60

Total Contact Hours:  70

Course Objectives

The course will cover:

a.  Discuss and demonstrate proper set-up of a portable oxygen acetylene cutting torch.

b.  Oxygen acetylene weld various joints and configurations.

c.  Conduct free-hand cuts on plate and sheet steel.

d.  Set-up and cut utilizing a motorized carriage track-cutting machine to flame cut bevel and 90 degree angles.

Course Competencies

a.  The student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate the ability to setup and break down oxyacetylene cutting system.

2.  Complete code quality oxyacetylene welds.

3.  Utilize free-hand cutting techniques per industry standards.

4.  Successfully cut various materials utilizing track-cutting machine.

5.  Successfully weld various joints to industry standards.

b.  General Learning Outcomes:

1.  Problem Solving:  The ability to define a problem, propose a hypotheses and strategies for testing solutions, implement outcomes that address all factors of the problem, evaluate results, and define any need for further work.  

Instructional Materials

a.  Text Required:  Modern Welding; 11th Edition

b.  Other Resources:  Supplemental handouts supplied by instructor.


                                     Tools/Supplies supplied by Crete High School

Course Content/Unit of Instruction

a.  Straight Line Cuts on Metal Thicknesses

b.  Hole Piercing

c.  Hole Cutting

d.  Hand Cutting a 30-Degree Bevel

e.  Bevel Cutting Using a Track-Cutting Machine

Specific Course Requirements

a.  Completion of all tests, projects, assignments, and notebook.

b.  Must earn a final grade of 70% (2.0) or higher.    

c.  Attendance---Punctual and regular attendance is required.  Any class/lab session missed, regardless of cause, reduces the opportunity of learning and can affect the grade received. For these reasons, attendance for the class/lab is mandatory and there is no excused absence.  A student who accumulates 18 hours of absence per quarter (total all classes) will be put on attendance probation.  A student who has an additional absence after being placed on attendance probation.  A student who has an additional absence after being placed on attendance probation will fail the class/lab or given the opportunity to withdraw from the class/lab, in accordance with established college guidelines.  An accumulation of 2 tardies will be considered 1 hour of absence.  A student will be counted tardy from the established start of the class/lab up to 10 minutes.  More than 10 minutes will be recorded as 1 hour of absence.   

d.  Program shop safety rules will be followed.

Methods of presentation/instruction

a.  Presentation methods may include, but are not limited to, lecture, small and large group discussion, video presentation, transparencies, demonstrations,  project boards, flip charts, handouts, observations, assigned lab projects, and field trips.

Methods of Evaluation

a.  Notebook

b.  Quizzes

c.  Tests

d.  Lab Grades

e.  Attendance/Class Conduct

Letter grades will be based on the SCC Standard Grade Scale Policy.  

SCC Standard Grading Scale Policy:

A+   95-100            C+    75-79

A     90-94              C      70-74

B+    85-89              D+    65-69

B      80-84              D      60-64

                                F       Below 60