Welding & Metal Fabrication
GRADES 11-12 | 120 MINUTES DAILY
Industry Recognized Credentials:
American Welding Society
D1.1 Structural Steel
ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
This course is designed to study the various fields in the construction welding trade. Areas that will be covered in the Year I are: Oxy-fuel cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Blueprint reading, Metallurgy and Occupational safety. Students will apply math, science, language arts and problem-solving skills in daily activities. In Year II students will study various applications of Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG). Students will be exposed to small business procedures, job estimation and accounting. After rotation through all the areas, the student will select an area for in-depth study that includes career research.