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.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A100

    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.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A101

      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.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A102

        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.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A103

          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.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A104

            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.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A105

              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.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A106

                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.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A107

                  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.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A108

                    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.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A109

                      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.

                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A110

                        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.

                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A111

                          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.

                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A115

                            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.

                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A116

                              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.

                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A117

                                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.

                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A118

                                  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.

                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A120

                                    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.

                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A130

                                      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.

                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A131

                                        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.

                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A140

                                          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.

                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A141

                                            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.

                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A142

                                              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.

                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A143

                                                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.

                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A180

                                                  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.

                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A200

                                                    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.

                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A201

                                                      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.

                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A210

                                                        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.

                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A211

                                                          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.

                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A212

                                                            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.

                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A215

                                                              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.

                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A216

                                                                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.

                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A217

                                                                  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.

                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A218

                                                                    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.

                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A220

                                                                      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.

                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A223

                                                                        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.

                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A224

                                                                          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.

                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A225

                                                                            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.

                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A226

                                                                              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.

                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A230

                                                                                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.

                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A250

                                                                                  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.

                                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A251

                                                                                    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.

                                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A252

                                                                                      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.

                                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A253

                                                                                        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.

                                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A255

                                                                                          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.

                                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing WELD A256