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Structural Iron Fabrication and Repair (BP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

This program will provide the student with entry-level skills and knowledge to perform fabrication and repair in the following areas: structural iron fabrication, heavy equipment repair, industrial maintenance and precision layout and design.

Award Outcomes

Utilize safe working techniques and practices.

Set-up welding and cutting equipment.

Operate welding and cutting equipment.

Produce welds with the Flux Cored Arc Welding process in steel.

Produce welds with the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process in steel.

Interpret blueprints and welding symbols.

Preform basic lay-outs on material.

Apply metallurgical principles to welding and fabrication processes.

Determine the quality of welds.

Identify steps and procedures in the Flux Cored Arc Welding process.

Identify steps and procedures in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process.

Career Opportunities

There are many employment opportunities available in the following industries: agricultural, construction, heavy equipment repair and manufacturing, tank and pressure vessel repair.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 22 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
WLDG1010Practical Application for Estimating and Layout

2

WLDG1182Blueprint Reading for Welders

2

WLDG1310Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

3

WLDG1320Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

3

WLDG1330Shielded Metal Arc Welding III

3

WLDG1340Structural Iron Fabrication Methods

3

WLDG1350Flux Cored Arc Welding I

3

WLDG1360Flux Cored Arc Welding II

3

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Occupational Certificate Credits 22

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
WLDG1310Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

3

WLDG1182Blueprint Reading for Welders

2

Total Credits  5

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
WLDG1010Practical Application for Estimating and Layout

2

WLDG1350Flux Cored Arc Welding I

3

Total Credits  5

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
WLDG1320Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

3

WLDG1360Flux Cored Arc Welding II

3

Total Credits  6

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
WLDG1330Shielded Metal Arc Welding III

3

WLDG1340Structural Iron Fabrication Methods

3

Total Credits  6

Graduation (22 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice. 


6/8/2016 : BP 4605 / EP