Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

WLD 100 - Introduction to Welding

Course Description

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of welding technology. Classroom instruction includes the proper selection of A.C and D.C. power sources and their applications. Oxy-fuel welding and cutting equipment and safety procedures are covered. Also discussed is proper set-up, use of GMAW and GTAW power sources and how to correctly set up and use them. All requirements and safety procedures are covered.

Upon successful completion this course, students should be able to:

Distinguish the power sources associated with welding and their application.
Select the correct welding equipment for the job.
Set up and use oxy-fuel welding and cutting equipment.
Follow safety requirements and regulations.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2