WELD 319 - RK9 Blueprint Reading III

Course Details
Course Code:
WELD 319

Calendar Description:
This course is part of the two month, self-paced, Welding 'A' Level program and deals with interpreting detailed blueprints and drawings. Students requiring additional time to complete may, with the approval of the instructor, purchase additional weeks of instruction.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 15
Lecture Hours: 5
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 10

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

Students must have successfully passed the Welding 'C' and 'B' Level program and passed the
P-10 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding option in 'B' Level program

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
Proof of 'B 'Level Certification or written approval from the Industry Training Authority


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Interpret Detail Drawings of a Rolling Offset
Interpret Detail Drawings of Transition Pieces

Learning Outcomes:
Interpret Detail Drawings of a Rolling Offset
read a detail drawing of a rolling offset
use trigonometry to calculate offset dimensions
use the Pythagorean theorem to calculate rolling offset
lay out, assemble, and weld a rolling offset

Interpret Detail Drawings of Transition Pieces
describe radial-line development
describe triangulation
identify transition pieces
lay out a template for a square-to-square transition using radial-line development
lay out a template for a square-to-round transition using triangulation

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Nature of Participation:
Students are expected to complete a variety of welds and may continue to practice welds until a pass is obtained

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Additional Comments:
As the course is self-paced, students may take up to two months to complete the entire 'A' Level portion of the welding program. To obtain a passing grade in the practical portion, students may practice their welding techniques until a passing mark is obtained. Students requiring additional weeks to complete may purchase additional weeks of instruction on a weekly basis, and must have the instructor's approval. Students must attain 70% on theoretical exams for all modules.

The following tools must be supplied by students:

Metal tool pail (max 10" diameter) or small tool box with tote tray
Clear CSA approved safety glasses
High top steel-toe CSA approved leather work boots
Padlock for locker
12' metric/imperial tap measure
Arc welding helmet
2 pair welder's gloves
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 24 oz 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

Text Books:

Required - Industry Training Authority, 1995, RK9 Blueprint Reading III (Queen's Printer, Victoria, BC). Chapters Covered: All