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2012-14 Online Course Catalog

WELD - WELDING TECHNOLOGY

WELD A101: Gas and Arc Welding: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Special Fees. Introduces basic principles of welding. Covers oxyacetylene welding, brazing, silver soldering and oxyacetylene flame cutting in the first half of the course. Covers shielded metal arc welding the second. 

WELD A102: Gas Welding: 2 CR

Contact Hours:  1 + 3
Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Covers oxyacetylene welding, brazing, silver solder and cast iron welding. 

WELD A103: Arc Welding: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Emphasizes welder certification on open root welding of plate. Open to beginner as well as experienced welder. Students certify on .375 inch plate, open root or with backing, to ASME or AWS code standards. 

WELD A104: Arc Welding: Low-Hydrogen Electrodes: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Registration Restrictions: WELD A101 or WELD A103 or arc welding experience. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College.
Emphasis on welder certification with low-hydrogen electrodes. Students certify on .500 inch plate with backing to AWS code standards. 

WELD A105: Pipe Welding: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Registration Restrictions: Current certification of plate, open root, vertically upward, or pre-test given during registration. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Covers welding of pipe in all positions, open root, uphill and downhill. Pipe sizes of 4-6 inch schedule 40. 

WELD A106: Pipe Certification: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Prerequisites: WELD A105. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Involves welding of pipe in all positions, open root, uphill and downhill. Pipe size: 6 inch schedule 80. Students certify on 6 inch schedule 80 uphill procedure to ANSI B31.3 code standard. 

WELD A108: Wire Welding: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Basic welding of mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum with wire processes. Students use all wires on the current market in class. 

WELD A109: TIG Welding: 4 CR

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Prerequisites: WELD A101 and WELD A102. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Covers welding of aluminum, zinc alloys, copper, magnesium, mild steel and stainless steel. 

WELD A207: Industrial Welding Qualification: 2 CR

Contact Hours:  1 + 3
Registration Restrictions: Pre-qualification test. Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass. Offered only at Kenai Peninsula College. Inform, upgrade and qualify current welders in the field. New processes and testing methods will be demonstrated and then used by the student. 

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