WELDING BASICS (Manufacturing): Grade 10-11. One hour daily. Full year-1 credit.
This course emphasizes shop safety, tool usage and identification, related mathematics and basic welding skills in Shielded Metal Arc (stick). Some project work is done. This course will explore the various careers in the Welding industry.
WELDING TECHNOLOGY I: Grade 11, 12. Two hours daily. Full year-2 credits.
This course provides training in safety and basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Oxyacetylene Welding, Cutting and Brazing (instruction includes all position welding). Related skills include blueprint reading, mathematics used in industry, and related communication skills. Small projects are required which enhance welding skills. Advanced Welding I is competency- based instruction, which allows students to master each skill and receive a grade before advancing to a new skill.
WELDING TECHNOLOGY II: Grade 12. Two hours daily. Full year-2 credits.
This course expands skills learned in Welding Technology I. Students receive advanced training in Basic and Advanced Gas Metal Arc (wire) Welding, Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (stick), Advanced Oxyacetylene Flame Cutting, Thermal Arc Cutting, and Spot Welding. Numerous projects are included to enhance skill development. Welding Technology II is competency based instruction, which allows students to master each skill and receive a grade before advancing to a new skill. Prerequisite: Welding Technology I. A Certificate of Completion is issued to students who achieve a satisfactory level of competency at the end of their second year.