Certified Welding 1 - 9451
Grade: 10, 11, 12 — Credits: 2
Certified Welding 1 is a course for students with little or no welding experience. Students will explore the field of welding, learning about employment opportunities, workplace protocols and the physics of how welds are produced. Students will be required to complete research reports, and textbook study followed by industry standard testing. Students will be required to research and submit vocabulary (term of the week) acquisition papers weekly. Students will weld on plate and pipe at industry standard positions, and submit those weld coupons for non-destructive testing. Visual testing (NDT-VT) weld evaluations will be conducted weekly; acceptance and scoring will be based on industry standard criteria. Students will be required to keep records and daily logs on welding progress. To be successful, students need good foundation of math, science and literacy skills.