Prerequisite: WELD 055
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
This course is an advanced course offering specialized instruction necessary for passing the City of Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety (LADBS) certified welder performance examinations. Emphasis will be placed on building skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) as applicable to acquire LADBS certified welder classifications in structural steel, light gage steel, and structural aluminum. Safety, welding codes, welding procedures and techniques, inspection requirements, nondestructive testing, and destructive testing will be covered. This course may be repeated once for certification or licensure standards, only by permit from the division.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921