This course will equip students with professional and technological knowledge and skills in welding leading to technical diploma and competency as a welding technologist. Welding Technologies involves all aspects of welding training which include the management and participation in areas of welding inspection, technical support, assistant to engineer and advisor to welders and operators.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
- PEO 1
To produce Engineering technicians who analyze and apply the knowledge and laboratory experiences to solve welding problems.
- PEO 2
To produce Engineering technicians who balance the role of being a leader and a team member by utilizing effective communication skill to support their role in the industries.
- PEO 3
To produce Engineering technicians who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
- PEO 4
To produce Engineering technicians who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
- PEO 5
To produce Engineering technicians who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Majors in welding technology will be able to:
- PLO 1
Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering technology fundamentals to well defined practical procedures and practices.
- PLO 2
Analyze well-defined engineering problems in welding specialization.
- PLO 3
Formulate solutions to well-defined technical problems related to welding.
- PLO 4
Assist in the formulation of welding systems, components or processes to meet specified needs.
- PLO 5
Conduct investigations of well-defined problems in welding.
- PLO 6
Apply appropriate techniques, resources and engineering tools to well-defined welding engineering activities, with an awareness of their limitations.
- PLO 7
Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and their consequent responsibilities.
- PLO 8
Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.
- PLO 9
Function effectively in a diverse technical team.
- PLO 10
Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology practices.
- PLO 11
Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship.
- PLO 12
Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development.
- PLO 13
Recognize the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning.
With its strength in hands-on and multidisciplinary skills, the prospective graduates can become technopreneurs who create job opportunities as well as to work as engineering technologists in the following economic sectors:
- Process & Power Generation
- Maintenance & Repair
- Structural Steel & Construction
- Heavy Fabrication
- Ship Repair
- Pipe Mill
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