Classes Taught

Summer 2024

WLD101 Introduction to Welding 3 Credits

Introduction to safe operation of shop equipment and common joining and thermal cutting processes used in the welding industry. It is designed to provide a brief exposure to the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC, PAC processes while developing incremental hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17207
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 1

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
06/03/2024 - 07/10/2024
MoTuWe
1:30 PM - 5:10 PM

Closed

Notes: Class 17207 Empire Southwest Think Big program

Fall 2024

WLD106AA Introduction to SMAW 5 Credits

Introduction to arc welding with emphasis in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to cut and prepare weld joints utilizing current technology. Develops hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed"

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14655
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

WLD106AC SMAW 7018 Plate 5 Credits

Continued training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) with emphasis on using E7018 (low hydrogen) electrodes in all joint positions. Focus is on fillet welds and groove weld joints with backing to prepare students for welding code certification testing.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Wait lists are available for closed WLD106AC classes. Contact Program Director at 480-461-7135 for further enrollment information.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14663
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

WLD215 Welding Fabrication 3 Credits

Introduction to layout, basic welding, and fabrication. Introduction to the basic skills of measuring, equipment setup and cutting, shaping, grinding, welding, filing, and heating and bending of metal parts.

Prerequisites: WLD101, or WLD106++, or WLD206++, or Apprentice status, or permission of the Apprenticeship Coordinator.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15983
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 1

In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
3:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Open

2 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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