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

This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Fall 2020 semester.

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

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
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offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

Class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specifc time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits  4
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 90
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 120
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