Students in this class follow a prescribed curriculum provided by NCCER’s which covers topics such as Oxyfuel Cutting, Welding Symbols, and Stainless Steel Groove Welds. NCCER’s curriculum also correlates to the AWS SENSE (Schools Excelling through National Skills Education) standards and guidelines for an Entry Welder.
Additionally, students will learn safety skills, drawings, and welding processes which may include Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Flux-Cored Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.
What does course completion provide?
May provide Dual Credit through Stark State College
Consumers can trust the quality of products students produce
Students can find jobs almost anywhere with this needed trade
Skills Necessary for Success
Tolerant of unusual odors (ie. chemicals, solutions, paint)
Basic to advanced reading skills and comprehension
Ability to perform precision measurements
Finger and manual dexterity
Eye to hand coordination and control
The ability to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects
Ability to apply math skills (ie. shop math and angles)
Good attendance/ minimal tardiness
Safety to paramount
Tolerant of dust, dirt, smoke and debris
Be able to use hand and power tools