MPT 120 CAT Welding. This course is designed to acquaint the student with more common welding techniques and equipment used currently in trades and industry. Consideration is given to welding with arc and oxyacetylene in various positions, hard surfacing, brazing, cutting, electrode selection and metal identification. The student is expected to develop basic skills in general welding. 2 credit hours.
MPT 151 ACT Welding. This course teaches the metal work skills needed in the automotive collision repair industry. Students learn to perform gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on auto body steel and use an oxy-fuel torch to cut and shrink metal while completing I-CAR certification projects. 3 credit hours.
MPT 165 Basic Welding. Basic principles and fundamentals of SMAW, Oxy-fuel (welding, cutting and brazing), GTAW and GMAW. 3 credit hours.
MPT 225 Welding and Fabrication for High Performance Vehicles. This course teaches welding and fabrication for high performance motorsports. It includes bending, notching, and designing roll cages and frames using mild steel tubing, chrome-moly tubing, and aluminum. The welding processes used are GTAW and GMAW. Corequisite: MPT 165 with a grade of “C” or better. 2 credit hours.