WELD 112 - RK2 Blueprint Reading I

Course Details
Course Code:
WELD 112

Calendar Description:
This course is part of a competency based, seven month Welding Level C program. Welders need to be thoroughly familiar with the principles of drawing, including three dimensional sketches. In section RK 2, students will learn to interpret and produce accurate dimensioned drawings with the standard welding symbols.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 10
Lecture Hours: 10

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

Admission into the Welding Level C Program.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
- Isometic Drawings of Basic Objects
- Dimensioned Drawing
- Welding Symbols and Bolted Connections
- Structural Drawings

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
Sketch Basic Objects Using Orthographic Projection:
- Demonstrate use of the alphabet of lines
- Describe the principles of orthographic projection scale drawings
- Create three-view sketches of simple objects to the required scale
- Describe the principle of sectioning and auxiliary views
Sketch Isometic Drawings of Basic Objects:
- Identify oblique and isometic drawings
- Describe the principles of orthographic projection
- Create isometric sketches of basic rectangular objects
Sketch a Dimensioned Drawing:
- Identify SI metric, imperial, and dual dimensioning
- Describe size, location, and notation dimensions
- Describe dimensioning of curved surfaces
- Describe angular and tolerance dimensioning
- Obtain dimensions from orthographic drawings
- Create a fully-dimensioned orthographic drawing
Identify Welding Symbols and Bolted Connections:
- Identify the basic welding symbol and its correct location on drawings
- Identify weld and supplementary symbols
- Identify the dimensioning of fillet, groove, and other basic weld symbols
- Identify the dimensioning of threaded fasteners used in structural steel construction
Interpret Structural Drawings:
- Identify structural shapes and how they are specified
- Identify types of structural drawings and the written information found on drawings
- Obtain dimensions and other information from drawings
- Prepare bills of materials for drawings
- Interpret a drawing in order to layout, assemble, and weld the components

Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Additional Comments:
Students will sign and adhere to the Trades & Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.

Students are required to supply the following tools:

- Metal tool pail (max 10" diameter) or small tool box with tote tray
- Clear CSA approved safety glasses
- High top steeltoed CSA approved leather work boots
- Padlock for locker
- 12' metric/imperial tap measure
- Arc welding helmet
- Welder's gloves (2 pairs)
- One piece oxy-acetylene goggles
- Tri-flint spark lighter
- Tip cleaners
- Small metal protractor
- Welder's leather jacket or cape sleeves
- 100% cotton overalls (bib or full)
- #10R straight jaw vice grip
- 10' crescent wrench
- 1 1/2 lb 24oz fibreglass handle ball peen hammer
- 12" STT metric/imperial combination square
- Centre punch
- 10" slip joint pliers
- 1/2 RD Pipeliner NCH 14" file with handle
- 45/90 degree magnet

Keys to Success:
Attendance, class participation, maintaining a professional attitude, successful study habits, and receiving a minimum of 70% on all practical and theoretical quizzes and tests.

Text Books:

Required - Industry Training Authority, 2010, Module/Line RK2A (Queen's Printer, Victoria, BC). Chapters Covered: All