Course: Welding Blueprint Reading
Learn welding symbols and how to read blueprints for the various welding processes.
Completion of this course certifies proficient blueprint reading skills based on a score of 80% or higher on competency exams. A Certificate of Skills Competence is available upon request.
Competencies (skills you will learn)
• Describe the basics of joint design
• Identify the parts of a welding symbol
• Explain the parts of a groove preparation symbol
• Describe how nondestructive test symbols are used
• List the five major types of joints
• List seven types of welding grooves
• Lay out a basic welding project
This is a competency-based course offered in open-entry/open-exit format.
The estimated length of this course is 15 hours. Actual course length will depend upon your schedule and your ability to master the subject material.
Students must be at least 16 years old to enroll in this course. Also, the Welding Introduction and Safety Course must be completed prior to this course.
Textbooks & Materials
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NOTE: Additional supplies are required for this course. Supplies are not available at the campus bookstore. Please see the info sheet for the Welding Technician Program for a complete list of these supplies.
Course Location and Schedule
Utah Industrial Depot
10 S. Garnett St., Suite 12 of Bldg. 669
2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday
Tuition and Fees
Tuition is based on the number of enrolled classroom hours. High school students are exempt from tuition, but are responsible for course and program fees and the cost of textbooks. Please visit the Tuition pages of this website or contact Student Services for current tuition and fee information.
This course also has individual one-time supply and lab fees of $15. Please see the information sheet for your desired program for estimated total program tuition and fee costs.