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Woodworking Technician 1

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

*Some general education courses 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

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Material Properties and Applications
31-409-302
2
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: ACCUPLACER Reading score of 54 or greater and Arithmetic score of 46 or greater or completion of program prep: Coreq: Milling Operations (31409319)
Layout and Sawing Operations
31-409-317
2
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
2
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: ACCUPLACER Reading score of 54 or greater and Arithmetic score of 46 or greater or completion of program prep courses: Coreq: Layout and Sawing Operations (31409317)

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