WLDG 2439
Advanced Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting (4-2-6)

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1.  Course Description: A study of all position welding on ferrous and nonferrous metals using oxy-fuel welding process, including welding and cutting, brazing, and soldering operations.
    2. Any required prerequisites:  Freshman level courses or permission of instructor.
    3. Required Grade for Enrolling in the Next Course in this Sequence: Satisfactory Completion
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate oxy-fuel welding procedures
    2. Demonstrate advanced oxy-fuel welding and cutting operations
    3. Select appropriate tools, equipment, and materials.
  3. Testing Requirements
    1. The final exam will take place in the welding classroom.
    2. Students are NOT allowed to use their book or but can use notes of any kind while taking their tests and exams.
    3. Students are allowed to use a calculator. 
  4. Major Course Requirements
    1. Attendance - 10%
    2. Participation – 20%
    3. Welding Fabrication Projects – 70%
  5. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Required Book:    NA
    2. Book ISBN: NA
    3. Required Access Code: None
    4. Calculators: Students must have a calculator that provides them with the trig function keys.  A TI-30XA or its equivalent is strongly recommended.
  6. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates.  Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final exam schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Class Attendance
    7. Students with disabilities
  7. Course Content




All students will go through a variety of steps to learn advanced techniques to cut different types of metals, chose electrode and to weld in various positions.


Advanced Cutting Metal Oxy


Advanced Oxy Weld


Advanced Brazing


Advanced Arc Welding


Final Exam Project



Last Modified: February 15, 2017