Manchester Community College MIG and TIG Welding Lab (WELD 121)

Instructs students in the safe, hands-on use of the GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW, and PAW processes as they are used in industry. The GTAW process will be used to weld mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper alloys and titanium. The GMAW process will be used to weld mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Resistance welding, plastic welding and thermal spray equipment may also be used. Prerequisites: WELD111M, WELD112M.
Date:
2014
Primary Material Type:
Collection
Institution:
Community College System of New Hampshire
Project Name:
Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships in Education (AMPed NH)
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
Welding, TAACCCT, advanced manufacturing, CCSNH, AMPed NH, Community College, Community College System of New Hampshire, Manchester Community College, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW, PAW, resistance welding, plastic welding, thermal spray equipment

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Advisory boards of partner employers reviewed curriculum and provided input on design needs. MCC Advisory Board members were from the following organizations: Parker Hannifin - Aerospace, Corfin Industries, Warner Power, Kluber Lubrication, e-STEM Solutions, Velcro USA, Fireye, Pinkerton Academy
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (332)
Occupation:
Production Occupations -- Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Precision Production (48)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
15 Weeks
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
Hezel Associates provided the 3rd party curriculum review for the AMPed NH TAACCCT grant project. Courses were reviewed for quality by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) by assessing the (1) clarity and appropriateness of learning objectives, (2) alignment of learning objectives to course activities and materials, (3) logical sequencing of course content, (4) availability of active learning opportunities, (5) use of formative feedback for students, and (6) presence of summative assessment and its alignment with course objectives. SMEs were selected based on credentials and experience in instructional and curricular design and evaluation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:
Welding Technology AAS

Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
Manchester Community College, et al
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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