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WELD- 132 - Print Read Welders/Fabric - Donna Gutierrez

Course:Print Read Welders/Fabric
Professor:Donna Gutierrez
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


Hello everyone and welcome to Blueprint Reading for Welders/Fabricators. My name is Donna Gutierrez and I will be your Instructor for the course. We will be meeting  on the College of the Canyons Valencia campus Monday evenings from 5:30pm - 8:35pm in Towsley Hall 128. Please be advised that the college has COVID-19 precautions that all in person classes will adhere to, this means that you have to show proof of full vaccination or have a negative test result 3 days prior to attending class. You will have to check in on campus to obtain a wristband, please visit this link to see where you can check in and see each stations hours of operation. Please review all COVID-19 updates here.

Course Description

This class will examine blueprint interpretation practices commonly used by welding and metal fabrication industries. Exposure to common drawing types, symbols, views, lines, dimensions, and tolerances. Emphasis placed on the analysis of welding symbols as approved by the American Welding Society (AWS) and International Organization of Standardization (ISO).

What to Expect in this Course

Each week will have lecture on several chapters from your text book Welding Print Reading seventh edition. Homework assignments, in class assignments, quizzes, and exams will follow lecture chapters and will all take place in class. In addition, announcements and other resources will be available on Canvas, please see this link if you need help accessing or navigating your Canvas page.

Types of Assessments

Assignments will include written Reviews Questions found at the end of each chapter in the text book, class assignments, quizzes, and exams.

Textbook Information

Welding Print Reading seventh edition

ISBN 978-1-63563-681-9

Bookstore link

Other Relevant Course Information

Materials you will need for this class:

  • The required textbook
  • Mechanical Pencil containing a 5MM or 7MM lead
  • 12" Plastic Architectural Scale or 12” plastic Mechanical Scale
  • 8.5" x 11" Isometric and Quad Ruled Sketching Sheets (You can print sheets for free at

Additional Resources


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Last updated: 08/31/2022 Sub#: 566