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WLAT300 - Welding Apprenticeship Level 3

The last of the three levels of the apprenticeship program. This eight-week course focuses on additional welding techniques as well as inspection procedures, codes, and standards in welding. It is important that all apprentices have a minimum of 3000 work-based hours recorded with the Industry Training Authority (ITA) prior to entering Level 3 technical training. Apprentices who complete Level 3 are eligible to write their Interprovincial Red Seal exam on their last day of training. The ITA will award a Welder Certificate of Qualification with Red Seal Endorsement upon successful completion of Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 technical training hours, the Welder Interprovincial Red Seal Exam and 4500 work-based training hours.

Hours: 240

Total Weeks: 8

This course is offered online: No


Pre-Requisites: Students must be an employer-sponsored ITA registered Welding Apprentices, have achieved Level 2 Apprenticeship status with the Industry Training Authority and recommended 3,000 work-based training hours logged with the ITA.

Course Content:
Required:
WELD 207 P7 SMWA II
WELD 210 P10 GTAW I
WELD 214 RK4 Welding Quality Control and Inspection Procedures
WELD 215 RK5 Welding Codes, Standards, and Specifications
WELD 216 RK6 Blueprint Reading II
WELD 217 RK7 Welding Metallurgy II
plus one of the following to be completed in either Level 3 or Level 4:
WELD 208 P8 GMAW II
WELD 209 P9 FCAW II

Learning Outcomes:

• Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW II)
• Shielded Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Plate
• Shielded Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Pipe
• Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW II)
• Identify and Assemble Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Equipment
• Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Fillet Welds Using Mild Steel Filler Rod on Mild Steel Plate
• Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Groove Welds Using Mild Steel Filler Rod on Mild Steel Plate
• Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Fillet Welds Using Stainless Steel Filler Rod on Stainless Steel Sheet
• Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Groove Welds Using Mild Steel Filler Rod on Stainless Steel Sheet
• Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Fillet Welds Using Aluminum Filler Rod on Stainless Steel Sheet
• Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Groove Welds Using Aluminum Filler Rod on Aluminum Plate
• Welding Quality Control and Inspection Procedures
• Identify Types and Uses of Destructive Testing Methods
• Identify the Types and Uses of Non-destructive Testing Methods
• Welding Codes, Standards, and Specifications
• Blueprint Reading II
• Perform Basic Pipe Layout
• Welding Metallurgy II
• Identify the Effects of Alloy Content and Heat Treatments on the Weldability of Steel
• Identify Aluminum, Aluminum Alloys, and Their Weldability
• Choice of
1) Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW II)
Gas Metal Arc Weld Fillet Welds on Aluminum Plate
Gas Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Aluminum Plate
Gas Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Plate
Gas Metal Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Pipe

or 

2) Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW II)
Review Safety Requirements and Welding Variables for Flux Cored Arc Welding
Hardsurface Mild Steel Plate in the Flat Position
Flux Cored Arc Weld Fillet Welds on Mild Steel Plate
Flux Cored Arc Weld Groove Welds on Mild Steel Plate

Passing Grade: 70%

Grading Weight:
Quizzes and Tests: 100 %

Course Offered in Other Programs: No

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

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