Welding 1 & 2

2 High School Credits
8 College Credits/Dual Enrollment Available

This course, designed to develop job entry skills or prepare for advanced college course work leading to professional welder certification, combines classroom instruction with “hands on” laboratory experience. Procedures covered in this course include shop safety, oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting, all position SMAW and GMAW welding. Students in the second year program gain experience in advanced welding practices using SMAW and GMAW processes. All students are required to purchase and wear safety glasses, appropriate clothing, and equipment. Instructor will present samples and store locations that supply the proper equipment on the first day of class. WT122-Shielded Metal Arc Welding, WT126-Gas Metal and Flux Cored Arc Weld, WT116-Fundamental Welding Processes and WT128-Oxyfuel Welding/Cutting are the courses for which students may earn college credit. Students enrolled in this course will spend 1 semester in Welding and the other semester in AET (see AET information for additional college credit)
 
A student welding on a beam