Welding Technology (WLD)
WLD 100 (2)
Shop procedures, safety and personal protection. Grinders, drill presses, and saws. Resistance and oxyacetylene welders. Arc welders; alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) modes, electrodes, positioning and securing. Prerequisites: Registered apprentice status with Northern Arizona Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee or permission of the apprenticeship coordinator. One lecture. Two lab. May be taken for S/U credit.
WLD 102 (3)
Basic Welding Fabrication
Fundamentals of basic arc welding procedures, equipment, and safety techniques. Various arc welding tasks in the flat, horizontal, vertical-up, and overhead positions. Two lecture; two lab.
WLD 106 (3)
Advanced arc welding procedures, equipment, and safety techniques. Instruction in the selection of electrode, gas, cups, and filler rod for gas tungsten arc weld (GTAW) welding. Techniques and practice in welding butt-joint, t-joint, lap and corner joints in various positions and numerous cutting procedures. Prerequisite: WLD 102 or consent of instructor. Two lecture; two lab.
WLD 111 (3)
Introduction to Artistic Blacksmithing
This course provide an introduction to hand forging low carbon and tool steel, design, techniques, safe working habits, and methods used in blacksmithing. The class will include blacksmithing tools and processes, hammer control techniques, hand forging theory and metalworking practice. Student Safety Equipment: Each student will be required to have suitable clothing: leather work boots above the ankle, cotton pants and shirts and some kind of cotton (welding) cap is suggested. Prerequisites: Emancipated adult with manual dexterity, physical ability and mobility sufficient to accomplish course content. One lecture; three lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.
WLD 289 (1–6)
Designed for students who are looking for paid or voluntary, practical learning experiences that apply academic and occupational education to real-life, on-the-job situations. Credit hours will be negotiated based on fulfillment of a contract. Each credit hour requires the completion of a minimum 45 hours of on-the-job participation. Prior experience or course work in the field of interest is required. One to six variable credit hours. May be taken for S/U credit.
WLD 298 (1–6)
Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) with interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours.