NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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WELD 2610 - Ornamental Iron Work

This course focuses on welding skills needed to create and fabricate a variety of ornamental iron forms using, forge, anvil, hammers, bending and shaping equipment, oxyfuel welding and cutting, plasma cutting, shielded metal arc welding (stick), and gas metal arc welding (wire).  Safe work practices are emphasized.  Individuals are encouraged to work on skills needed to suit their individual creative ends.


Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture/Lab

Comments: General Elective


Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of WELD 2610 Ornamental Iron Work, the student will:

  1. distinguish between safe and unsafe working environments.
  2. interpret proper personal protection equipment required for welding.
  3. demonstrate safe set-up and operation of welding, cutting, iron working, and related shop equipment.
  4. demonstrate proper techniques to avoid smoke and fumes.
  5. identify weld joint designs.
  6. demonstrate planning, design and construct projects of a creative nature.
  7. demonstrate joining metals without the use of arc welding techniques.
  8. demonstrate hot and cold metal forming techniques.

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