2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog 
    Jun 05, 2023  
2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Precision Metal Cutting, CR

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This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level metal cutting positions in the welding industry.

Program Learning Outcomes. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Perform safety inspections and preventive maintenance of welding equipment.
  2. Apply personal safety procedures and use the correct personal protective equipment in the welding environment.
  3. Apply welding theory and knowledge of common terms used in the industry to oxy/fuel gas and electric arc welding processes.
  4. Use measuring instruments and layout tools including tape measures, combination squares, and machinist rulers.
  5. Perform the following processes with an understanding of the appropriate application and instance for use: flame-cutting, plasma cutting, sheering, and using the band saw or chop saw.
  6. With 75% accuracy per workmanship standard, perform oxyacetylene welding, brazing, oxy/fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, straight cutting, and beveling.
  7. Enhance academic success and retention for new and returning students into college.
  8. An overview of the manufacturing sector, including career exploration.

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