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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Welding - WELD 205

Welder's Print Reading

2 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
1 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

Welder’s print reading provides detailed information to help welding students develop skills necessary to interpret working sketches and prints common to the welding/metalworking field. In addition, the welding student will gain knowledge in how to interpret conventional drafting symbology and specialized welding symbols and will have the opportunity to perform welds on test plates that are indicated by the welding symbols.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify parts of a metalworking print.
  • Illustrate welding symbols both common and specialized.
  • Analyze welding symbols and abbreviations for job completion.
  • Identify different types of metal by its surface condition.
  • Produce welds specified by welding symbols.
  • Determine welding processes required for any specific welding application.
  • Identify various pipe joints.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; WELDING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 205543819Welders Print ReadingRMT2Neilson D7/12/0Open$87.00M  01:00 PM-01:54 PM WEBWEB
M  02:00 PM-03:26 PM WEBWEB
 205543853Welders Print ReadingRMT2McLean C5/12/0Open$87.00R  06:00 PM-06:54 PM WEBWEB
R  07:00 PM-08:26 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; WELDING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 205513814Welders Print ReadingMEC2Neilson D8/8/0Open$87.00F  10:00 AM-10:54 AM MEC255
F  11:00 AM-11:53 AM MEC255

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday