WAF 114: Ironworker Pre-Apprenticeship Introduction to Welding

In this course, students will be introduced to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Oxy-Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting (OFC-W/C), Soldering and Brazing processes and how the processes apply to the Ironworker trade. The student will apply these processes to various joint designs using proper techniques on steel plates and structural shapes. Welding vocabulary, welding theory, safety precautions and safe work practices will be covered. This course contains material previously taught in WAF 115. This course is required for the Ironworkers Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading Level 3; Academic Writing Level 2

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

    offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

    offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 15
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 60
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 75

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