Shielded Metal Arc Welding (CA)
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|Major Area Requirements|
|HLTH 120||ADULT CPR AND FIRST AID||1|
|WELD 102||INTRODUCTION TO WELDING||6|
|WELD 110||WELDING BLUEPRINT READING||5|
|WELD 144||SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING||6|
|WELD 145||SHIELDED METAL ARC FABRICATION||6|
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Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate Welding Technology principles of operation, terms and safe practices related to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and cutting processes.
- Explain the use of SMAW electrodes.
- Describe the functions of SMAW power sources, electrical parameters, output characteristics and auxiliary controls.
- Describe the criteria for visual inspection of SMAW weldments.
- Demonstrate Plasma Arc Welding and Plasma Arc Cutting principles of operation.
- Interpret blueprints and specifications.