Welding Fabrication - Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

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0956.50

The Welding Fabrication Program prepares students to work in welding manufacturing, welding fabrication, and related industries. The curriculum includes courses in welding theory, principles, processes and evaluation of welds, fabrication techniques, blueprint reading, machining skills, technical mathematics, and allied equipment operations. Students will begin preparation for an LA City D1.1 Welding License.

​A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

  • Fabricate and weld to welding procedure specifications a 3G, 3F, 4G or 4F test coupon using gas metal or gas tungsten arc welding.
  • Demonstrate safe and proper operation of associated metalworking equipment while fabricating an assigned project.
  • Utilize welding, cutting, prepping and repairing equipment safely while wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the OSHA standard.
  • Negotiate the AWS D 1.1 Structural Steel code book, including general requirements, design of welded connections, qualified, prequalified, fabrication, inspection, stud welding and repair of existing structures to the satisfaction of the City of Los Angeles Department of Building Safety, written exam.​
WELD 200AINTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL WELDING6
WELD 200CINTRODUCTION TO FABRICATION GMAW & GTAW6
TECH 107ATECHNICAL CALCULATIONS3
MACH 101BEGINNING METALWORKING SKILLS3
MACH 110BLUEPRINT READING1
or DT 150 READING ENGINEERING DRAWINGS
Total Units19

General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree