Printed on 10/25/2021

Woodworking Technician 1

20-409-1 Certificate (C) 6 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Learn the foundational woodworking skills you need to become a professional woodworker or serious woodworking enthusiast. Gain confidence as you develop layout and measurement skills and use basic machinery for sawing and milling wood to exact specifications. You’ll also explore wood species identification and materials used in the woodworking industry such as adhesives, abrasives and metal fasteners.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Material Properties and Applications
    31-409-302
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31409302
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduce the physical properties of wood and related woodworking materials. Identify wood specie and the nature of wood. Explore adhesives and abrasives commonly used in the woodworking industry. Clamping techniques along with the use and identification of metal fasteners for the woodworking industry will be covered in this course.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75 + OR ACPL Read 54+/Arith 46+, Next Gen Read 250+/Arith 250+, ACT Read 18+/Math 16+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Arith Prep 10834109; Coreq: Milling Operations 31409319
  • Layout and Sawing Operations
    31-409-317
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31409317
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explore basic layout and measurement practices using both English and metric units. Exposure to woodworking machines designed for sawing with strong emphasis given to machining to specification. Develop safe and efficient machining habits associated with sawing wood.

    Prereq: Admission to Residential Building Construction or Wood Manufacturing Technology
  • Milling Operations
    31-409-319
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31409319
    • Credits: 2.00

    Safely and efficiently perform machining tasks associated with milling wood. An emphasis is given to the lumber milling procedures involved with converting rough lumber to material that is machined flat, square and to a specified thickness, width, and length. Exposure to the portable hand router and routing practices.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75 + OR ACPL Read 54+/Arith 46+, Next Gen Read 250+/Arith 250+, ACT Read 18+/Math 16+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Arith Prep 10834109; Coreq: Layout and Sawing Operations 31409317
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