2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog
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WEL 164 - Arc Welding Advanced

Credit(s): 3
Lecture/Lab Contact Hours: 1, 4

This course is a continuation of WEL 162  and provides information that is needed by all persons advancing in the field of welding. The focus of this course is correctly matching the welding process to the metal being welded. The processes are explained in detail and the course provides quality control data and reference material that is of high interest to welding personnel. Areas of concentration will include:

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process and advanced welding techniques,
  • Nomenclature and definitions specific to this process, and
  • Safety, weld quality control, and other related welding information. 

Must pass this course with a grade of “C” or better to obtain credit toward welding program completion.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable (1.2)

Offered: Fall or Spring
Prerequisite(s): WEL 162  with a grade of C or better.
General Education: Not Applicable

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