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
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math & Reading test, OR Applied Construction Math class or ESL class.
NOTE: If the Math/Reading test is taken in Spanish, student must take an ESL test as well.
All testing must be completed no later than Friday January 13, 2023.
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 & Reading test, OR Applied Construction Math class or ESL class.
NOTE: If the Math/Reading test is taken in Spanish, student must take an ESL test as well.
All testing must be completed no later than Friday January 13, 2023.

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.
NOTE: 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-A
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Welding Construction I-A & I-B

Course topics will include: Reading Welding Detailed Drawings; SMAW - Groove Welds with Backing-Plate; SMAW - Open Root Groove Welds Plate; and SMAW -Open Root Pipe Welds.
Student needs to enroll in Welding Construction II-B; these are run simutaneously.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction I-A
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 II-B
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Welding Construction II-A Course topics will include: Reading Welding Detailed Drawings; Air-Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging; Plasma Arc Cutting; SMAW- Groove Welds with Backing - Plate; SMAW-Open Root Groove Welds - Plate; and SMAW- Open Root Pipe Welds.
NOTE: Students are required to enroll in both Welding Construction II-A and Welding Construction II-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction I-A
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-A
Type of Class: Semester
 
16 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Welding Construction II-A & II-B
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).
All students are required to attend two (2) additional four (4) hour classes.
Students are also required to enroll in both Welding Construction III-A and Welding Construction III-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction II-A
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction II-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-B
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Welding Construction II-A & II-B.
Course topics will include: SMAW (Open Root Pipe Welds, and Stainless Steel Plate & Pipe Groove Welds), Physical Characteristics & Mechanical Properties of Metals, and GTAW (Equipment and Filler Metals, Plate, and Carbon Steel Pipe).
All students are required to attend two (2) additional four (4) hour classes.
Students are also required to enroll in both Welding Construction III-A and Welding Construction III-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction II-A
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction II-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 IV-A
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Course topics will include: GTAW- Carbon Steel Pipe; GTAW-Low Alloy and Stainless Pipe; GTAW Aluminum Plate; GTAW - Aluminum Plate; GMAW Plate; FCAW Plate; GMAW- Pipe; and FCAW Pipe.
NOTE: Students are required to enroll in both Welding Construction IV-A and Welding Construction IV-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction III-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 IV-B
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Course topics will include: GTAW - Carbon Steel Pipe; GTAW - Low Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe; GTAW Aluminum Plate; GMAW-FCAW Equipment and Filler Metals; GMAW Plate; FCAW Plate; GMAW-Pipe; and FCAW-Pipe.
NOTE: Students are required to enroll in both Welding Construction IV-A and Welding Construction IV-B.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Welding Construction III-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 **