Welding Technology I

Welding Technology I includes classroom and laboratory experiences that develop a variety of skills in oxy-fuel cutting and Shielded Metal Arc welding. This course is designed for individuals seeking careers in Welding, Technician, Sales, Design, Research or Engineering. Emphasis is placed on safety at all times. OSHA standards and guide lines endorsed by the American Welding Society (AWS) are used. Instructional activities emphasize properties of metals, safety issues, blueprint reading, electrical principles, welding symbols, and mechanical drawing through projects and exercises that teach students how to weld and be prepared for college and career success. 

  • DOE Code: 5776
  • Recommended Grade Level: Grade 9-12
  • Recommended Prerequisites: None
  • Credits: 2 credits per semester, 2 semester maximum, maximum of 6 credits. Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
  • This course is aligned with postsecondary courses for Dual Credit: Ivy Tech-INDT 114 Introductory Welding; WELD 108 Shielded Metal Arc
  • No Additional Cost 

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