Academic Catalogs

Welding Technology (WELD)

WELD A1003 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Arc & Oxy-acetylene Welding  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Beginning course in arc and oxy-acetylene welding that covers safety practices, use of equipment, brazing and cutting operations, and applications to various types of steels.

WELD A1014 Units (36 lecture hours; 108 lab hours)  
Arc & Oxy-acetylene Welding  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Beginning course in arc and oxy-acetylene welding that covers safety practices, use of equipment, welding in all positions, brazing and cutting operations, and applications to various types of steels.

WELD A1020.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing GMAW 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels I, II, III and/or IV in the Gas Metal Arc Welding process. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. When completed, may lead to a Certificate of Specialization. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1030.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Test GMAW 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of Gas Metal Arc Welding process to the industry standard set by the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) required tests. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1040.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Test GTAW  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of level I in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. When completed, may lead to Certificate of Specialization. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1050.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing Basic  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels I, II, III or IV in Shielded Metal Arc Welding process. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. When completed, may lead to Certificate of Specialization. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1060.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing Intermediate  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels V and/or VI in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. When completed, may lead to a Certificate of Specialization. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1070.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing Advanced 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels VII, VIII, and/or IX in Shielded Metal Arc Welding. Enroll only when ready to test. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1080.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing Advanced 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels I, II, III, and/or IV in Flux Cored Arc Welding. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1090.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing FCAW 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels V, VI, VII, VIII in Flux Cored Arc Welding. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. When completed, may lead to Certificate of Specialization. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1100.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing FCAW 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels IX in Flux Cored Arc Welding. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. When completed, may lead to Certificate of Specialization. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Lab.

WELD A1110.5 Units (27 lab hours)  
Weld Testing Pipe  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment or industry experience.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Weld testing for mastery of levels I and/or II in the Pipe Welding process or Gas Tungsten Arc and Shielded Metal Arc Welding processes. A Welder Qualification Certification will be issued. Enroll only when ready to test. Fee charged for qualification test. Offered on a pass-no pass basis only. Lab.

WELD A1151-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxy-acetylene Welding Practice Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A laboratory class to develop skills in arc and oxy-acetylene welding.

WELD A1161-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding Practice Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A second-level laboratory class to develop skills in SMAW and oxy-acetylene welding.

WELD A1171-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding Practice Level 3  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A second-level laboratory class to develop skills in SMAW and oxy-acetylene welding.

WELD A1181-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding Practice Level 4  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A level four laboratory class to develop skills in arc, oxy-acetylene, and GMAW welding. PREREQUISITE : WELD A100 or WELD A101 or concurrent enrollment.

WELD A1204 Units (54 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
Mathematics & Fabrication Layout for Welders  
Advisory: TECH A040.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The study of mathematics to prepare welders for job skills requiring fabrication layout.

WELD A1303 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100, WELD A101 or WELD A140.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding) theory and practice covering aluminum and stainless steels and qualification requirements. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

WELD A1313 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.
Advisory: WELD A130.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding) Level 2 theory and practice covering aluminum and stainless steels and qualification requirements.

WELD A1401.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Occupational Welding Level 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A first-level beginning course in arc and oxy-acetylene welding covering safety practices, use of welding, brazing, thermal and mechanical cutting equipment operations on various types of metal.

WELD A1411.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Occupational Welding Level 2  
Advisory: WELD A140.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A second-level beginning course in arc and oxy-acetylene welding covering safety practices, use of welding, brazing, thermal and mechanical cutting equipment operations on various types of metal.

WELD A1421.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Occupational Welding Level 3  
Advisory: WELD A141.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A third-level beginning course in arc and oxy-acetylene welding covering safety practices, use of welding, brazing, thermal and mechanical cutting equipment operations on various types of metal.

WELD A1431.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Occupational Welding Level 4  
Advisory: WELD A142.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A fourth-level beginning course in arc and oxy-acetylene welding covering safety practices, use of welding, brazing, thermal and mechanical cutting equipment operations on various types of metal.

WELD A1802 Units (36 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Blueprint Reading  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A basic course in the reading of blueprints associated with the welding fabrication industry.

WELD A2003 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Advanced Welding  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100, WELD A101, or WELD A120.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Advanced welding theory and practice covering thermal cutting, oxy-acetylene and gas shielded arc welding processes, welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, qualification and certification requirements to Los Angeles City and American National Standards Institute, use of welding symbols. May also enroll in WELD A215 for additional laboratory units. Each 54 hours of laboratory time earns one unit. Will be given credit for the laboratory course appropriate for the number of hours worked.

WELD A2014 Units (36 lecture hours; 108 lab hours)  
Advanced Welding  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Advanced welding theory and practice, covering thermal cutting, oxy-acetylene welding and welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, qualification and certification requirements to Los Angeles City and the American National Standards Institute. May also enroll in WELD A215 for additional laboratory units. Each 54 hours of laboratory time earns one unit. Will be given credit for the laboratory course appropriate for the number of hours worked. Same as WELD A200 but with added lab hours.

WELD A2104 Units (54 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
Welding Inspection and Testing  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course covers physical tests, metallographic analysis, visual inspection, non-destructive examination of welds and chemical analysis of metals and alloys.

WELD A2111 Unit (9 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Gas Metal Arc Welding Training Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100, WELD A101 or WELD A140.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course teaches Gas Metal Arc Welding Theory and practice on ferrous and non-ferrous metals covering welding standards set by the American Welding Society, American National Standards Institute and I-CAR in preparation for qualification and certification requirements. Students may also enroll in WELD A115 or WELD A215 for additional laboratory units. Each 54 hours of laboratory time earns one unit. Students will be given credit for laboratory course appropriate for the number of hours worked.

WELD A2121 Unit (9 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Gas Metal Arc Welding Training Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100, or WELD A101, or WELD A140.
Advisory: WELD A211.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This second level course teaches Gas Metal Arc Welding Theory and practice on ferrous and non-ferrous metals covering welding standards set by the American Welding Society, American National Standards Institute and I-CAR in preparation for qualification and certification requirements.

WELD A2151-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Advanced Arc and Oxy-Acetylene Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A223 or concurrent enrollment.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A laboratory course to develop skills in arc, oxyacetylene, GTAW and GMAW welding.

WELD A2161-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxyacetylene Lab Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A223.
Advisory: WELD A215.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A second-level advanced laboratory course to develop skills in oxyacetylene, SMAW, GTAW and GMAW welding.

WELD A2171-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxyacetylene Lab Level 3  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A223.
Advisory: WELD A216.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU

A third-level advanced laboratory course to develop skills in oxyacetylene, SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and FCAW welding.

WELD A2181-2 Units (54-108 lab hours)  
Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding Lab level 4  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A223.
Advisory: WELD A217.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A fourth level advanced laboratory course to develop skills in oxyacetylene, SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and FCAW welding.

WELD A2202 Units (36 lecture hours)  
Welding Specifications and Codes  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Codes and specifications used by governmental agencies and industry in control of products and production.

WELD A2231.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Advanced Welding Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

An advanced welding course teaching the theory and practice of joining ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Includes certification requirements joint design and use of welding symbols. Lectures include preparation for Los Angeles City testing.

WELD A2241.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Advanced Welding Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.
Advisory: WELD A223.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A second-level advanced welding course teaching the theory and practice of joining ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Includes certification requirements joint design and use of welding symbols. Lectures include preparation for Los Angeles City testing.

WELD A2251.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Advanced Welding Level 3  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.
Advisory: WELD A224.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A third- level advanced welding course teaching the theory and practice of joining ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Includes certification requirements joint design and use of welding symbols. Lectures include preparation for Los Angeles City testing.

WELD A2261.5 Units (18 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Advanced Welding Level 4  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.
Advisory: WELD A225.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A fourth-level advanced welding course teaching the theory and practice of joining ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Includes certification requirements joint design and use of welding symbols. Lectures include preparation for Los Angeles City testing.

WELD A2303 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
Welding Metallurgy  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Basic metallurgy as applied to welding, metal structures, strength of material. Weld ability of metals, heat treatment, welding procedures, welding stresses and control.

WELD A2503 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Pipe Welding Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200, WELD A201, or WELD A226.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Oxygen-Acetylene, Shielded Metal Arc, Gas metal Arc and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of pipe for welder qualification to achieve American National Standards (ANSI) certification.

WELD A2513 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Pipe Welding Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A226.
Advisory: WELD A250.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Second-level course for Oxygen-Acetylene, Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Metal Arc and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for pipe welder qualification to achieve American National Standards (ANSI) certification.

WELD A2523 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Pipe Welding Level 3  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A226.
Advisory: WELD A251.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Third-level course for Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Metal Arc Welding for pipe welder qualification to achieve American National Standards (ANSI) certification.

WELD A2533 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Pipe Welding Level 4  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A200 or WELD A201 or WELD A226.
Advisory: WELD A252

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Fourth-level course for Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for pipe welder qualification to achieve American National Standards (ANSI) certification.

WELD A2553 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Orbital Welding Level 1  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Advanced welding theory and practice covering the process of gas tungsten arc welding using an automatic orbital welding system. Instruction includes safety, equipment use, and certification requirements.

WELD A2563 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Orbital Welding Level 2  
Prerequisite(s): WELD A100 or WELD A101 or WELD A140.
Advisory: WELD A255.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Second-level advanced welding theory and practice covering the process of orbital gas tungsten arc welding, cleanroom procedures, piping blueprints and certification. Instruction includes safety, equipment use, and certification requirements.