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BECOME A CERTIFIED WELDER

Imagine stepping into a room where metal becomes your canvas and you are the master sculptor of molten art.

 

Join other students who enjoy creating things with their hands, just like YOU, as we dive into the fascinating world of welding. From crafting sturdy structures to shaping detailed designs, you'll learn the skills that bring metal to life. Guided by experienced welders, you'll not only create practical pieces but also unleash your artistic side. Be a part of a hands-on journey where sparks fly, and you mold your future in the world of welding.


Are you someone who loves working with your hands, solving complex problems, and being at the forefront of technology? Do you want a career that offers stability, high wages, and endless opportunities for growth? If so, then our welding program is the perfect fit for you!

This is a two-year, half-day program designed to equip students with hands-on skills,  knowledge, and credentials to enter multiple industries as a professional welder. Welding students will gain in-depth, hands-on experiences in principles of metallurgy; print reading, measurement, and properties of metals; safety procedures and machine operation; metal-fabricating and joining methods; SMAW, thermal cutting, codes, inspections, and certifications. Throughout the course, students will design and manage welding productions, hone their creative and technical abilities, and gain project management and quality assurance experience. From crafting practical structures to creating artistic projects, students gain proficiency in welding, cutting, and shaping metals. Work-study experiences may be available, and students may choose to compete at a high level at SkillsUSA.

GRADES 11-12 | HALF DAY | 120 MINUTES DAILY

COURSE INFO

PREREQUISITES REQUIRED

  • 10 credits on transcript
     

  • Successful completion of a math class

CREDITS EARNED

(based on two semesters)
 

  • 1 math credit

  • 1 science credit

  • 1 elective credit

INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS (IRC) EARNED

American Welding Society

NCCER

PROFESSIONAL SKILL BUILDING

  • Electrode selection, arc control, and weld deposition

  • Metal fabrication

  • Grinding
     

  • Cutting processes

  • Project test and inspection

  • Blueprint reading

CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION (CTSO)
ENRICHMENT

SkillsUSA

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