Welding and Materials Technology - WMT

WMT F101 Introduction to Welding

4 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction and orientation to the processes and procedures involved in the welding field including safe operational procedures for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) (Stick), mixed inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG) and oxy-acetylene welding; in addition to the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and terminology related to the welding industry. Special fees apply. (2+4)

WMT F102 Intermediate Welding

3 Credits


Continuation of WMT F101. Prerequisites: WMT F101. (2+2)

WMT F103 Welding I

3 Credits


Entry-level course in basic oxyacetylene, arc welding and flame cutting. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory. Special fees apply. (3+0)

WMT F105 Welding II

3 Credits


Arc welding techniques and basic MIG and TIG welding. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: WMT F103 or permission of instructor. (3+0)

WMT F106 Heat Treating/Metal Finishing/Knife Making I

3 Credits


Heat treating, metal finishing. Build two knives, heat treat and finish. Special fees apply. Special Conditions: Must have excellent hand-eye coordination. Attendance at first class is mandatory. Recommended: WMT F117; WMT F241. (2+3)

WMT F117 Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting

3 Credits


Safe oxyacetylene welding techniques and procedures of common metals. Welding of these metals in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. Special fees apply. (2+5)

WMT F130 Shielded Metal Arc Welding

1-3 Credits


All positions for multiple pass fillet welds. Study in shielded metal arc (SMAW) focused on vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions with multiple passes using different techniques. Prerequisites: WMT F103; WMT F105. (1-3+0)

WMT F140 Metal Fabrication

1-3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants.

Metal fabrication done by hand and with the aid of equipment is the focus of this class. Plan, layout, bend, form raw metal and fabricate metal projects. Special fees apply. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory. Prerequisites: WMT F103; WMT F105; WMT F160 or WMT F130. (1.5+5.5)

WMT F150 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

1-3 Credits


Use of tungsten and argon gas for aluminum and stainless steel gas welding (formerly called Heliarc or TIG. This is an entry level gas tungsten arc welding class concentrating on aluminum. Materials will be welded in all four welding positions. Special fees apply. (1.5+5.5)

WMT F160 Gas Metal Arc Welding

1-3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Prepares student to work with wire-feed processes. Gas metal arc welding focuses on ferrous and nonferrous metals welded in all positions. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory. Special fees apply. (1.5+5.5)

WMT F206 Heat Treating/Metal Finishing/Knife Making II

3 Credits


Second level of knife making and heat treating using more complex metals and additional equipment. Special fees apply. Must have excellent hand-eye coordination. Attendance at first class is mandatory. Recommended: WMT F106; WMT F117; WMT F241. (2+2)

WMT F210 Pipe Welding

3 Credits


Prepare and weld pipe in an uphill or downhill position. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (2+3.5)

WMT F241 Gas Tungsten Arc and Gas Metal Arc Welding

3 Credits


Entry-level gas tungsten arc welding concentrating on aluminum. Materials will be welded in all positions. Gas metal arc welding focuses on ferrous and nonferrous metals welded in all positions. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. Special fees apply. (1.5+5.5)

WMT F290 Welding Proficiency Maintenance

3 Credits


Maintenance of a high degree of welding proficiency through practice of previously-learned processes. Review of safety procedures. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: WMT F130; WMT F140; WMT F160; or permission of instructor. (2+4.5)