Oct 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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ABOD 1010 - Introduction to Welding for Auto Body

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course covers the identification and performance of gas, plasma cutting, and MIG equipment as it pertains to auto body. Topics include welding terms and safety procedures, setup, shutdown and performance on various gauges of steel in a variety of positions. Students will perform bead, lap and butt welding in the vertical and overhead positions. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Safety procedures
  2. MIG welding machine
  3. Welding techniques employed with MIG equipment
  4. Oxyacetylene welding equipment and techniques
  5. Weldable and non-weldable materials used in vehicle construction
  6. Plasma arc cutting of body panels
  7. Plasma cutting techniques

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. list safety procedures important in each welding operation.
  2. perform lap and butt vertical, tee flat and overhead MIG weld.
  3. perform MIG weld strength test.
  4. identify the two classes of welding.
  5. list safety procedures important in welding.
  6. identify oxyacetylene welding equipment and techiques.
  7. describe plasma arc cutting of body panels.
  8. demonstrate how to use a MIG welding machine.
  9. name the six basic welding techniques employed with MIG welding.
  10. describe plasma arc cutting of body panels.
  11. explain plasma cutting techniques.
  12. identify weldable and non-weldable materials used in vehicle construction.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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