Welding 1

  • Prerequisite Course(s): None
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Production
  • Career Cluster Area: Manufacturing
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: American Welding Society (AWS)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: Welding 1 will give the student a beginning level of exposure to oxy-acetylene welding and cutting operations, arc welding, and project construction.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Safety and health
    2. Tools and equipment
    3. Blue print reading
    4. Layout
    5. Metallurgy
    6. Oxy-Acetylene processes
    7. Shielded metal arc processes
    8. Fabrication manufacturing
    9. Welding careers
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Demonstrate safe shop procedures in all welding techniques.AWS
HL AA6C3Health / SafetyPre / Post Test
2. Identify and properly use welding tools and equipment for each welding process.AWS-AD
R3.4A2B4Health / SafetyPre / Post Test
3. Utilize measurements and measuring devices.AWS-AD
MA2.3.4Math AA2TechnicalPre / Post Test
4. Understand, identify, and interpret shop drawings.AWS-EX
R3.6Math ETechnicalPre / Post Test
5. Identify metal properties and the metallurgy of a weld bead.AWS-AD 1.8aTechnicalPre / Post Test
6. Evaluate and discuss possible welding careers.A4B2TechnicalClass Discussion
7. Demonstrate the shielded metal arc welding process.AWS-AD
TechnicalLab Assignment

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