Welding

First Course Second Course Third Course Final Course
Introduction to Welding Welding 1 Welding 2 Practicum in Manufacturing

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Required Safety Equipment (provided by student)
  • Safety glasses (z87 coded)
  • Leather gauntlet style gloves no cloth, rubber or garden gloves of any kind
  • Leather boots
  • Blue jeans (no holes)
  • Long sleeve shirt with no pocket or pockets with flap cover (cotton or fire retardant only)
  • Welding hood preferable auto darkening (Available at Harbor Freight)
  • Welding cap

 

Introduction to Welding 1 Credit
Grades: 10-12 Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or concurrent
Semesters: 2 Periods: 1
Materials:  Safety Equipment

Introduction to Welding will provide an introduction to welding technology with an emphasis on basic welding laboratory principles and operating procedures. Students will be introduced to the three basic welding processes. Topics include: industrial safety and health practices, hand tool and power machine use, measurement, laboratory operating procedures, welding power sources, welding career potentials, and introduction to welding codes and standards. Introduction to Welding will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in welding industries. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to welding and apply them to personal career development. This course supports integration of academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Knowledge about career opportunities, requirements, and expectations and the development of workplace skills will prepare students for future success. Students must pass the NCCER safety test with 70% to remain in course 2nd semester.

 

Welding 1 2 Credit
Grades: 11-12 Prerequisite:  Principles of Manufacturing or Introduction to Welding and Algebra 1, NCCER Safety
Semesters: 2 Periods: 2
Materials:  Safety Equipment

Rapid advances in technology have created new career opportunities and demands in many industries. Welding provides the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students develop knowledge and skills related to this system and apply them to personal career development. This course supports integration of academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Knowledge about career opportunities, requirements, and expectations and the development of workplace skills prepare students for future success. Students are able to acquire AWS and API welding certification cards.

 

Welding 2 2 Credit
Grades: 12 Prerequisite: Welding 1, NCCER Safety, Fillet Welding Certification
Semesters: 2 Periods: 2
Materials:  Safety Equipment

Advanced Welding builds on knowledge and skills developed in Welding 1. Students will develop advanced welding concepts and skills as they relate to personal and career development. This course integrates academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Students are able to acquire AWS certifications using Stick, Tig, and Mig processes.

 

Practicum in Manufacturing 2 Credit
Grades: 12 Prerequisite: Welding 2
Semesters: 2 Periods: 2

The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the manufacturing cluster. The practicum is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.


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