Course description

This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of Oxy-Fuel Welding (OFW), Brazing (OFB), Cutting (OFC), and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Online theory modules will cover the safe setup and working practices of these processes as well as introduce the student to the fundamental concepts involved in each process operation. The shop component will see the student implement safe working practices along with skills development in OFW, OFB, OFC, and the SMAW process. Students will practice welding various joint types on mild steel using the above welding processes and use the OFC process to make straight and bevel cuts, pierce holes and cut shapes out of mild steel plate. Students will learn about the required equipment and demonstrate proper and safe setup procedures.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery