• What you will learn:

    High school students will learn the skills and knowledge needed to work as welders in various industries. Students will learn how to use different types of welding equipment, such as arc welders, gas welders, and plasma cutters. They will also learn how to read blueprints, follow safety procedures, and inspect the quality of their welds. By the end of the program, students will be able to perform basic and advanced welding techniques on various materials.

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  • Academic Credit:

    • VPAA - Visual, Performing & Applied Arts Requirement

    • SMR - Senior Math Related

    Ability to earn Industry Credentials based on student performance:

    • AWS D1.1 Performance Qualification Record GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding)

    • AWS D1.1 Performance Qualification Record FCAW (flux-cored arc welding)

    • AWS D1.1 Performance Qualification Record SMAW (shielded metal arc welding)

    Articulation with Colleges and Universities:

  • Listed below are potential careers at different experience/educational levels. Students and parents are encouraged to use their Xello account to find out more about careers in this pathway.  The career is also linked to O*NET Online, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, employment and training administration.