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Welding

WELDING TECHNOLOGY 1
Grade: 10, 11 Semesters: 2 Credit: 2 Prerequisite: Algebra 1, English 1

This course focuses on the physical properties of metals as well as the testing of welded joints. Students learn oxyfuel and plasma cutting. They also study welding techniques (shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc and flux core arc). Students study safety issues, read blueprints and design projects. Students enrolled in this course have the opportunity to gain national industry certification through the NCCER training program.

WELDING TECHNOLOGY 2
Grade: 11, 12 Semesters: 2 Credit: 2 Prerequisite: Welding Technology 1

Welding 2 concentrates on the study of advanced cutting and welding techniques. Students fabricate projects from blueprints and design projects. Students may be eligible to participate in cooperative work experiences or apprenticeships, which combine career and technology training with supervised work experience in business and industry. Students enrolled in this course have the opportunity to gain national industry certification through the NCCER training program.