Welding

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Welding I & II                                                                                                       Grades 10-12

Instructor: Chevis Necaise                                                                              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

 Welding I focuses on the NCCER Learning Series Core and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Students will leave the class with a firm foundation of knowledge in the areas of employability skills, safety, and basic tool knowledge. Additionally, students will learn Oxyfuel Cutting fundamentals. Students will cover proper equipment setup, safety measures, and correct welding techniques.

 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.

Welding II focuses on specialized welding symbols used in blueprints and drawings as well as Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC), and advanced techniques used in SMAW. Also, this course will offer students the opportunity to examine Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW). Additionally, students will learn about Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).  Students will learn safety measures, setup procedures, and welding techniques for each type of welding.

National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER)

Welding is associated with the Skills USA student organization.

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