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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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WFH-100

Occupational Skills

50 hours

The course encompasses tool safety and maintenance to include measurement and layout tools, electric and pneumatic power tools. Material handling and specialized mathematical concepts pertaining to volume, area and weight of materials are infused throughout theory and applied lessons. Instruction also includes the safe hands-on use of lifting, hoisting, and rigging equipment calculation of load center of gravity and the working load limits, while working as a team member in hoisting operation.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-101

Cutting and Gouging Processes

58 hours

The course introduces Oxy-Fuel Cutting (OFC), Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging (CAC-A) and Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC).processes and their applications with both hand held and automatic equipment. Instruction includes a thorough grounding of safe uses and applications and equipment arrangements, in shop applications of various fuel gases, methodology of cutting and coping of common steel material shapes and edge preparation techniques

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-102

Fusion, Braze And Braze Welding (TB) using the Oxy-Fuel (OFW) Process

25 hours

This course introduces welding and brazing using an oxygen/acetylene process. A thorough explanation of the process, safety, equipment used and its purpose in the welding trade is explored. Topics covered include fusion welding of carbon steel to cast iron brazing repairs to silver soldering dissimilar metals.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-103

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

353 hours

This course introduces the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process, safety, power sources and their operation, electrodes, joint design, weld faults and distortion prevention. Applied lessons encompass developing the hands-on welding skills using various electrodes and procedures designed to produce competency in a range of welding skills consistent with employer expectations. The use of SMAW on carbon steel with cast iron and stainless steel and hard surfacing electrode use are key components to the course.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-105

Semi-Automatic and Automatic Welding

252 hours

This course encompasses fundamental and intermediate levels of instruction in the use of the most common semi-automatic and automatic wire feed processes. These processes include Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) including Pulse transfer, Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) including Gas and Self-shielded, Metal Cored Arc Welding (MCAW), and Submerged Arc Welding (SAW). Students will be exposed to the operation of these processes as they relate to carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. The theory component of this course includes the design and operation of various power sources and wire feed mechanisms as well as the different types of transfer modes commonly used. Instruction also includes shielding gases and their effect on weld metal transfer, weld metal chemistry, composition of electrode wires and associated fluxes.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-106

Basic Metallurgy

9 hours

This course encompasses instruction on the production of iron and steel and its transformation into useable structural shapes or castings. Also covered are common metal classification systems, the mechanical and physical properties of common metals, the identification of metals by various means along with weldability and pre and post heat treatment.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-107

Welding Drawings Layout and Fabrication

59 hours

This course introduces welding symbols and bolted connections, the fundamentals of drawing interpretation, drawing production and the layout and fit-up of fabricated parts. Instruction encompasses basic drafting principles, types of drawings, isometric and orthographic styles of drawings, line types used on drawings, basic, auxiliary and sectional views and techniques for dimensioning of drawings. Mathematical calculations involving angles, triangles and geometric construction as they apply to layout work will also be covered. Applications specific to concepts of planning, cost estimating, workspace preparation, material traceability, template development, use of measuring, layout and fitting tools and material preparation are employed.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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WFH-110

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Gtaw)

34 hours

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes. Instruction encompasses GTAW processes on carbon and stainless steel sheet metal, principles

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Welding Foundation Harmonized Program


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