CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
** CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
         
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Basic to Advanced Welding Skills
Type of Class: Semester
 
12 Sessions/48 Hours

This course will consist of all types of welding from basic cutting to advanced welding. The student is allowed to choose what type of welding process he or she wants to learn. The course is designed to be 99% hands on for the beginning hobbyist to the advanced welder.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Welding Construction I-A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math Test or Applied Construction Math Class, and English or Spanish Reading Test and ESL Placement Test.
All testing must be completed no later than Friday August 18, 2023.
Consists of 80 hours; 70% hands-on per semester. Course topics will include: Basic Safety (Construction Site Safety), Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Basic Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills, Oxyfuel Cutting, Welding Quality, SMAW (Equipment and Set Up, Beads and Fillet Welds, Open Root Groove Welds/Plate, and Groove Welds with Backing), Plasma Arc Cutting, and Base Metal Preparation.
Students are also required to enroll in both Welding Construction I-A and Welding Construction I-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Course: Applied Construction Math I Spanish
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
OR Test Out: Applied Construction Math
MANDATORY
Course: English as a Second Language I
OR Course: English as a Second Language II
OR Course: English as a Second Language III
OR Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Welding Construction I-B
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math Test or Applied Construction Math Class, and English or Spanish Reading Test and ESL Placement Test.
Consists of 80 hours; 70% hands-on per semester. Course topics will include: Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Construction Drawings, Introduction to Material Handling, Introduction to Basic Rigging, Oxyfuel Cutting, Welding Safety, Joint Fit-Up and Alignment, SMAW (Electrodes, Beads and Fillet Welds, etc), and Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging. Students are also required to enroll in both Welding Construction I-A and Welding Construction I-B

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Test: TABE Math - English
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Welding Construction II
Type of Class: Semester
 
35 Sessions/160 Hours

Prerequisite: Welding Construction I

Course topics will include Reading Welding Detailed Drawings; Air-Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging; Plasma Arc Cutting; Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging; SMAW- Open Root Pipe Welds and Welding Symbol.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction I-B
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Welding Construction III
Type of Class: Semester
 
35 Sessions/160 Hours

Prerequisite: Welding Construction II Course topics will include: SMAW (Open Root Pipe Welds, and Stainless Steel Plate & Pipe Groove Welds), Preheat and Postheating of Metals, and GTAW (Plate and Carbon Steel Pipe).

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction II
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Welding Construction IV
Type of Class: Semester
 
36 Sessions/160 Hours

Course topics will include: GMAW and FCAW Equipment and Filler Metals, GMAW Plate; FCAW – Plate, FCAW- Pipe, GTAW – Aluminum Plate, GMAW – Plate, GMAW- Pipe, GTAW - Low Alloy and Stainless-Steel Pipe, GTAW, Aluminum Plate, and GTAW - Aluminum Pipe.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction IV
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **