Welding Technology

Course title:  Welding Technology I............................................................................................... CREDIT 3.0 

Grades Eligible:  11-12

Description:  This course is for students who are interested in learning skills in welding and metal fabrication.  Students will learn theory and get hands-on training in all areas of Welding Technology; Oxyacetylene Welding-OFW, Brazing, Arc Welding-SMAW, MIG Welding-GMAW, Flux Core Welding-FCAW, TIG Welding-GTAW, Submerged Arc Welding-SAW, Oxyacetylene Cutting-OFC, Plasma Cutting-PAC, Arc Gouging, Plasma CAM Design, and Print Reading/Design.  An American Welding Society Level 1 - Entry Welding Certification is offered to motivated completers of this course. 

 

Course title:  Welding Technology II.............................................................................................. CREDIT 3.0 

Grade Eligible:  12

Prerequisite:  Welding I

Description:  The second year student will work more independently on welding projects based on their ability and interest.  Students will prepare for a multitude of contest throughout the year and prepare for industry standard weld test exams.  Several plant tours will be taken so students can get a better insight into how the industry looks in a live world setting.  An American Welding Society Level 2 – Advanced Welding Certification is offered to motivated completers of this course.

 

Instructor: Brent Trankler

Email: btrankler@sikeston.k12.mo.us

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