Introduction to Welding (Standard)
In this introductory course to the Manufacturing career cluster, students are introduced to elementary practices of welding. Students explore basic welding types (SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, CRSW and Oxy-fuel welding), two types of metal cutting (Oxy-fuel and Plasma Arc), the basic welding symbols, and a weldment drawing, the basic techniques for material preparations. This course uses both group and individual projects and problem-based scenarios as instructional opportunities. Students practice general employability skills such as effective communication, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills. The course is recommended for students interested in Automotive Technology I.
Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.