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Welding Course Descriptions

WLD059 Ornamental Iron Work
Introduces the design and creation of metal sculpture and decorative structures through welded fabrication. F, offered as needed.
2 Credits

WLD080 Metallurgy for Welders
Studies basic metallurgy as it pertains to welding. Covers identification of ferrous metals and nonferrous metals. Includes mechanical properties, grain structure, and effects of heat. Sp
2 Credits

WLD155 Fabrication Procedures
Introduces shop equipment, including plate shear, press brake, hydraulic ironworker, drill press, and grinder. Review and application of the welding, layout, and fabrication processes and procedures covered in Terms 1 and 2. Includes study and practice using selected welding fabrication projects in a job shop environment, also includes job search techniques. Prerequisite: Third term standing in the Welding Fabrication program; or consent of Program Chair. Sp
3 Credits

WLD250 Fabrication Practices 1
Studies of metal fabrication technology, including 1) a comprehensive overview of economic and cost factors that relate to this field (equipment and consumable costs, labor costs), and 2) time studies regarding various welding processes. Prerequisite: Fourth term standing in Welding Fabrication program; or consent of Program Chair. F
3 Credits

WLD251 Fabrication Practices 2
Studies of metal fabrication technology, including 1) understanding weld distortion and control measures used in industry, and 2) the use/design of positioning and fixturing equipment commonly used in industry. Prerequisite: Fifth term standing in the Welding Fabrication program; or consent of Program Chair. W
3 Credits

WLD273 Advanced TIG Welding
Continues WLD173. Provides additional practice to build and refine skills with the TIG welding process. Practical application of the TIG welding process to include welding on various thicknesses and shapes of aluminum, stainless, and carbon steel alloys. Prerequisite: Sixth term standing in the Welding Fabrication program or consent of Program Chair. Sp
3 Credits

WLD280A Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
1 Credits

WLD280B Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
2 Credits

WLD280C Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
3 Credits

WLD280D Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
4 Credits

WLD280E Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
5 Credits

WLD280F Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
6 Credits

WLD280G Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
7 Credits

WLD280H Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
8 Credits

WLD280I Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
9 Credits

WLD280J Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
10 Credits

WLD280L Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
12 Credits

XWLD0001A Welding Prog Orientation Yr 1
Reviews basic information, policies, and procedures related to enrollment and participation in the first year of the Welding program. Offered as needed
0 Non-Credit

XWLD0703A Welding Careers Exploration
Welding (non-cr)
0 Non-Credit

XWLD9050A Basic ARC Welding
Welding (non-cr)
3 CEU

XWLD9050B Advance ARC Welding
Welding (non-cr)
3 CEU

XWLD9050C Basic OXY/Acety Welding
Welding (non-cr)
3 CEU

XWLD9050E Brazing Certification
Welding (non-cr)
.3 CEU

XWLD9050F Basic MIG Welding
Welding (non-cr)
3 CEU

XWLD9050G Basic TIG Heliarc Welding
Welding (non-cr)
3 CEU

XWLD9050H Medical Gas Piping Training
Welding (non-cr)
3.2 CEU

XWLD9050K ODOT Welding Workshop
Presents a five-day, 40-hour practical workshop to ODOT service employees with supervised demonstrations and practice with the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, and Oxy cutting processes. Provides the opportunity to complete welder qualification tests.
4 CEU

XWLD9050L Welding Tech Workshop
Covers current trends, techniques, and/or technology to upgrade the worker's skill and knowledge. Prerequisites: Owner/operator or employee in the trade.
.8 CEU

XWLD9050M Welding Technology Workshop
Presents review of current trends, techniques, and technology to upgrade workers' skills and knowledge.
1 CEU

XWLD9050N ARC Welding, Basic
Introduces basic arc welding, including fillet welds on mild steel. Covers procedures, equipment and electrodes with shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) processes.
3 CEU

XWLD9050P Wldg Tech Wkshp & Qual Testing
Present a review of current trends, techniques, and technology to upgrade worker's skills and knowledge in welding. Prerequisite: Owner/operator or employee in the trade.
1.6 CEU