Metal Fabrication

Metal

 Metal Fabrication I & II                                                                         Grades 10-12

Instructor: Reggie Ladner                                                                     2 Credits per year

Year I Enrollment Requirements:   A student must:

  • complete a Career Tech Center application.
  • meet NWEA MAP scores:
    • in Reading – 5th grade of 206 or higher RIT score.
    • in Math – 5th grade of 211 or higher RIT score.
  • have good school attendance.
  • have a lack of discipline referrals.
  • complete prerequisite class, if applicable.
  • be approved by Career Tech Administration

Metal Fabrication I content includes orientation and leadership; basic safety; math, measuring tools, and instruments; blueprints; hand and power tools; lathe theory and operation; milling machine theory and operation; and grinding operations. Safety is emphasized in each unit and every activity.

Year II CTC Enrollment Requirements:    A student must:

  • complete a Career Tech Center application.
  • not have a NC for Year I.
  • have a 70 final average or higher in Year I.
  • must score 55% or higher on Year I MS-CPAS2 test.
  • have good school attendance.
  • have a lack of discipline referrals.
  • be approved by Career Tech Administration.

Metal Fabrication II includes advanced precision machining techniques and an emphasis on welding processes. Welding topics include employability skills, safety, basic oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting (PAC), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux core arc welding (FCAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW).

National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER)

Manufacturing Fundamentals and Metal Fabrication are association with the Skills USA student organization.

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