Earn your HSED and 6 credits toward a Welding technical diploma at Southwest Tech!
31-442-310 • 1 Credit
In this hands-on course students will set up machine guards; identify personal protective equipment; and demonstrate welding, fork truck, and oxy-fuel safety.
SMAW – EQUIPMENT
31-442-320 • 1 Credit
In this hands-on course students will identify SMAW equipment components as well as inspect those components for safety. The student will also set up SMAW equipment for welding plain carbon steel and 3XX stainless steel.
31-442-336 • 2 Credits
In this hands-on course students will make fillet and groove welds in all positions on plain carbon steel and 3XX stainless steel using SMAW process as well as perform SMAW weldments that pass visual inspection and in accordance with AWS specifications.
GTAW – CARBON STEEL
31-442-324 • 1 Credit
Students learn the necessary tools to focus on the fundamentals of nutrition and diet and the importance of healthy eating as well as marketing this life span in relation to all food service operations. Students use nutritional guidelines to analyze, modify and prepare recipes. They gain experience reading nutritional labels and recognize foods and fluids that are appropriate for their restaurant patron. Corequisite: Hospitality Food Sanitation and Safety II (10-109-107)
GMAW – CARBON STEEL (S PROCESS)
31-442-328 • 1 Credit
In this hands-on course student will learn to make fillet and groove welds in all positions on plain carbon steel using the GMAW-S process in accordance with AWS Specifications.
Courses include Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, Science, Health, Civics, and Employability Skills.