ABCT1145 Cutting, Heating and MIG Welding

Students will learn how to use oxy-acetylene cutting, heating, and metal inert gas (MIG) welding on automotive sheet metal. Students will become familiar with how the MIG welding process are used, requirements for metal joining processes and their application to auto collision repair.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Analyze MIG welding
Analyze Gas welding
Identify procedures for safe handling of high pressure gas cylinders
Apply industry standard welds
Perform proper MIG welding technics
Adjust welders
Determine the correct welder type, (electrode, wire type, diameter, and gas) to be used in a specific welding situation
Set up welding equipment
Explain proper weld joints for industry standard
Determine proper protection techniques when welding on a vehicle
Explain proper safety procedures when welding on vehicles with electronic modules

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

1

lab:

2