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Weld 096 - Welding Certification and License Prep - David Thrasher

Course:Welding Certification and License Prep
Professor:David Thrasher
Email:david.thrasher@canyons.edu
Format:
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week

Introduction

Hello and Welcome to Weld 096 - Welding Certification and License Prep. I will present practical applications and fundamental concepts to help you prepare for the Los Angeles City Department of Building and Safety Department Examination (written) for structural steel, using the AWS D1.1 STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE-STEEL book. 

We will meet in person in Towsley Hall, 106 on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm - 8:05 pm.

Course Description

Reviews the practical applications and fundamental concepts to prepare students for the Los Angeles City Department of Building and Safety written structural welding certification test.

What to Expect in this Course

The majority of the homework assignments and the open and closed book exams will be taken in Canvas. You will need to bring a laptop or tablet to class.

Types of Assessments

There will be weekly homework assignments, open book and closed book exams and a cumulative open and closed book final exam.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

AWS D1.1/D1.1M:2015 (2ND PRINTING) STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE-STEEL

Member Price: $432.00

Non-Member Price: $576.00

The student membership is  $15.00. See link below.

https://www.aws.org/membership/student

 

 2015 edition information is below.  Please note there is a price increase scheduled for 2022 which should take effect by the end of the month.  https://pubs.aws.org/p/1650/d11d11m2015-2nd-printing-structural-welding-code-steel

Other Relevant Course Information

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If you have any questions about this course, send me an email. I am happy to answer any questions you may have.


Additional Resources

Canvas

This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

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Last updated: 09/01/2022 Sub#: 1259