Welding & Fabrication Technology

 

Certificate Requirements and Program Options

Semester 1                             14 college credits
Semester 2                             15 college credits
Semesters 1 & 2                     29 college credits

 Certificate Program – Semester One & Semester Two

Upon completion of the two semester program, the student has options: career employment and part-time education leading to associate and four year degrees (with real possibility of tuition reimbursement by your employer) or continue immediately in an associate degree program followed by career employment and further education.

                                                                                                 

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Certificate Program

Semester One

  • MFG 124 –Blueprint Reading I (2 Credits)
    First course in blueprint reading. The study of orthographic projection. Topics include lines and their uses, auxiliary views, sectional views, basic and special dimensioning, dimensioning practices for holes, chamfers, angle, tapers, keyways diameters and radii. Also, geometric tolerancing and dimensioning is covered.
  • MFG 157 – Welding I (3 Credits)
    Introduction to theory and lab activities in welding areas of Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding and Oxyfuel Welding processes. Safety issues, equipment knowledge and demonstration of various welding processes/techniques will be explored. Prerequisite: MAT* 095
  • MFG 257– Welding II (3 Credits)
    Theory and advanced lab activities in welding areas of Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding and Oxyfuel processes. Safety issues, advanced equipment knowledge and proficiency in various welding processes/techniques will be developed further in preparation for Welding III.  Prerequisite: MAT* 095, MFG* 124, and MFG* 157
  • MFG 265 – Welding III (3 Credits)
    Advanced theory and lab activities that prepare the student to make code acceptable weldments in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) in various positions and upon various metals. Prerequisite: MAT* 095, MFG* 125, and MFG* 257
  • MFG 267 – Metallurgy (3 Credits)
    This is an introductory course that reviews the basic principles of metallurgy. This course will describe their uses in industrial applications and explain why certain material properties are desired and how these properties are attained. Prerequisite: MAT* 095 and MFG* 265

Semester Two

  • MFG 128 – Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 Credits)
    A second course in blueprint reading, the focus of which is on interpreting drawings related to the welding field. Topics include various weld and joint type symbols that are used in welding blueprints. Supplemental symbols are also covered, including size, shape, location and finish requirements of the various weldments. Interpretation of testing requirements on simple and complex blueprints is introduced.
    Prerequisite: MFG* 124.
  • MFG 266 – Welding IV (3 Credits)
    This is an advanced course that includes theory and lab activities that prepare the student to make Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) code acceptable weldments in plate and pipe in all positions.
    Prerequisite: MAT* 095, MFG* 125, and MFG* 265. Prerequisite: MAT* 095
  • MFG 268 -- Welding V (3 Credits)
    This advanced welding course includes theory and lab activities that prepare students to make GTAW code acceptable weldments upon specialty metals such as aluminum, magnesium, copper and steel alloys, stainless steel, and titanium. Lab activities will include code acceptable weldments.
    Prerequisite: MAT* 095, MFG* 124, MFG* 125, MFG* 157, MFG* 257, MFG* 265, MFG* 266
  • MFG 269 – Welding VI (3 Credits)
    This advanced welding course includes theory and lab activities that prepare students to make GMAW and FCAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding and Flux Cored Arc Welding) code acceptable weldments on various metals.
    Prerequisite: MAT* 095, MFG* 124, MFG* 125, MFG* 157, MFG* 257, MFG* 265, MFG* 266, MFG* 268
  • MFG 105 - Manufacturing Math II (3 Credits)
    Second course in manufacturing mathematics. A further study of arithmetic and trigonometric operations applied to manufacturing circumstances. The following geometric entities are studied in detail: the circle, regular and irregular polygons, the right triangle and oblique triangles. The application of angular arithmetic including the study of: angle decimal conversion, the Pythagorean theorem, Sin, Cos, and Tan functions, and the Law of Sines and Law of Cosines.
    Prerequisite: Completion of Machine Technology Level I Certificate, or with consent of instructor, MFG* 051: Manufacturing Math I

Certificate Total:   29 Credits

Shielded Metal Arc Welding

The mission of the Asnuntuck Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is to provide participants with technology and academic education that leads to related and relevant career employment and continuous personal and professional development.