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WAF 115: Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting and Welding for Ironworkers

In this course, students will be introduced to Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting and Welding, Soldering and Brazing processes and how they apply to the Union Ironworker trade in an industrial environment. The student will learn to apply Oxy-Fuel Welding (OFW) to various joint designs in all positions, apply proper Oxy-Fuel Cutting (OFC) techniques on carbon steel plates and structural shapes in multiple positions and perform soldering and brazing on copper plate and tube. Welding vocabulary, welding theory, safety precautions and safe work practices will be covered along with an introduction to standard welding symbols. This class is a required part of the regional Ironworker Local Union pre-apprentice certificate.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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