AUTOB203 - Shop Welding

This course provides instruction in automotive metal inert gas (MIG) and oxyacetylene welding with emphasis on safety, set-up and operation of welding equipment. Students successfully join automotive sheet metal using the MIG process

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: AUTOB102, AUTOB103, WBAS101

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Describe differences between MIG electrode wires
  2. List safety procedures important in each welding operation
  3. Name the six basic welding techniques employed with MIG equipment
  4. Describe plasma arc cutting of body panels
  5. Determine where and how to use resistance spot welding
  6. Explain general brazing and soldering techniques
  7. Explain how to use a MIG welding machine
  8. Explain plasma cutting techniques
  9. Formulate reasoned solutions and interpret them to others
  10. Identify oxyacetylene welding equipment and techniques
  11. Identify the three classes of welding