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WLAT200 - Welding Apprenticeship Level 2

This course is the second of three levels of the apprenticeship program. This eight week course focuses on gas, stick, and wire welding. Apprentices completing Level 1 and Level 2 technical training and 3000 work-based training hours are eligible for Certification of Qualification with the Industry Training Authority (ITA).

 

Hours: 240 (Lecture: 40; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 200)

 

Total Weeks:8

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites: Students must be employer-sponsored ITA registered Welding Apprentices and have achieved Level 1 Apprenticeship status with the Industry Training Authority.

 

Co-requisites:
None

 
Course Content:
WELD 103 P3 Gas Welding and Braze Welding Part 2
WELD 104 P4 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Part 2
WELD 106 P6 GMAW and FCAW Part 2
WELD 111 RK1 Material Handling
Rk2A Blueprint Reading I
RK2B Mathematics
WELD 113 Rk3 Welding Metalurgy

 

Learning Outcomes:
Learners will be able:
Braze Weld on Grey Cast Iron
- describe the procedures for braze welding and fusion welding grey cast iron
- braze weld groove welds in the flat (1G) position
Silver Braze on Similar and Dissimilar Metals
- identify the main factors of silver brazing
- silver braze tee joints in the horizontal position
Shielded Metal Arc Weld Fillet Welds on Mild Steel Plate
- weld fillet welds in the overhead (4F) position on lap tee and corner joints on mild steel plate
Shielded Metal Arc Weld Fillet Welds on Mild Steel Sheet
- weld fillet welds in the horizontal (2F) position on lap and tee joint on mild steel plate
- weld fillet welds in the vertical (3F) position on laps and tee joints on mild steel sheet
Shielded Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Plate
- weld groove welds in the flat (1G) position on butt joints on mild steel plate
- weld groove welds in the horizontal (2G) position on butt joints on mild steel plate
- weld groove welds in the vertical (3G) position (uphill) on butt joints on mild steel plate
- weld groove welds in the overhead (4G) position (uphill) on butt joints on mild steel plate
Hardsurface and Hardface in the Flat Position on Mild Steel Plate
- describe hardsurfacing procedures
- build up and hardsurface mild steel plate in the flat position
Shielded Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds in the Flat (1G) Position on Grey Cast Iron
- describe procedures for SMAW on grey cast iron
- weld groove welds in the flat (1G) position on grey cast iron
Gas Metal Arc Weld Fillet and Groove Welds on Mild Steel Sheet
- weld fillet welds in the horizontal (2F) position on lap and tee joints on mild steel sheet
- weld fillet welds in the vertical (3F) position (downhill) on lap and tee joints
- weld groove welds on square butt joints on mild steel sheet
Gas Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Plate
- weld groove welds on butt joints in the flat (1G) position
- weld groove welds on butt joints in the horizontal (2G) position
- weld groove welds on butt joints in the vertical (3G) position
Flux Cored Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Plate
- weld groove welds in the flat (1G) position using self-shielding wire
- weld groove welds in the horizontal (2G) position using self-shielding wire
- weld groove welds in the vertical (3G) position (uphill) using self-shielding wire
- weld groove welds in the flat (1G) position using gas-shielding wire
- weld groove welds in the horizontal (2G) position using gas-shielding wire
- weld groove welds in the vertical (3G) position (uphill) using gas-shielding wire
Gas Metal Arc Weld Fillet and Groove Welds Using Alternate Shielding Gases
- weld fillet and groove welds using 75% Ar – 25% CO2 shielding gas
- weld fillet and groove welds using 98% Ar – 2% O2 shielding gas
Gas Metal Arc Weld Fillet Welds on Aluminum Plate
- weld stringer beads in the flat position
- multi-pass fillet welds on tee joints in the 2F position
Identify Materials Handling Equipment
- identify ropes, their uses, and storage
- identify basic knots, bends, and hitches
- identify wire ropes, chains, and slings
- identify rigging hardware
- identify lifting equipment
- tie knots, bends, and hitches
Identify Material Handling Procedures
- identify safe procedures for handling and storing materials
- determine weight and centre of gravity of loads
- identify capacity ratings and safety margins of slings and fittings
- describe correct procedures for handling and storing structural shapes
Move Material
- identify hand signals for crane operations
- describe safe procedures for operating lifting and pulling equipment
- lift, hoist, and move loads
Sketch Basic Objects Using Orthographic Projection
- describe orthographic drawings
- identify basic lines used in drawings
- sketch orthographic projections
- describe and sketch auxiliary and sectional views
Sketch Isometric Drawings of Basic Objects
- describe pictorial drawings
- sketch isometric drawings of basic objects
- sketch isometric drawings of basic objects with circular features
Sketch a Dimensioned Drawing
- identify systems of measurements used on drawings
- describe methods of dimensioning
- sketch a dimensioned drawing of a simple object
Identify Welding Symbols and Bolted Connections
- describe standard welding symbols
- describe the dimensioning of fillet and groove welds
- identify other basic weld symbols and their dimensions
- identify the dimensioning of bolted connections
Interpret Structural Drawings
- identify structural steel shapes
- identify types of structural drawings
- identify bills of materials and other information found on structural drawings
- obtain information from drawings
- prepare bills of materials
- lay out, assemble, and weld components
Solve Problems Involving Fractions
- identify terms and concepts for working with fractions
- add and subtract fractions
- multiply and divide fractions
- calculate averages
Solve Problems Involving Decimals
- identify terms and concepts for working with decimals
- add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals
- convert between decimals and fractions
Use Metric Measurement
- use metric units of measurement
- convert between metric and imperial measurements
Solve Problems Involving Percent
- convert percents to common and decimal fractions
- solve basic problems involving percent
Calculate Roots and Powers
- calculate powers
- calculate roots
Solve Problems Involving Geometric Formulas
- solve simple equations
- solve problems involving perimeter and area
- solve problems involving volume
- solve for unknown variables in a formula
- find the mass (weight) of common steel shapes
Solve Problems Involving Angles, Triangles, and Geometric Constructions
- apply the principles of angels
- apply geometric constructions
Identify the Mechanical and Physical Properties of Metals
- identify the mechanical and physical properties of metals
Describe Iron and Steel
- describe types of iron and production methods
- identify steel production and forming methods
- identify types of steel and steel classifications
Identify Metals
- describe methods for identifying metals
- identify metals

 

Grading System: Percentage

 

Passing Grade: 70%.

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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