BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
WHY STUDY MANUFACTURING: WELDING?
Welding is a challenging and dynamic career that requires highly skilled craftspeople who take pride in their work. Welding is a universal skill that is in high demand and is not limited to one industry or geographical area.
9101 Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (PRINAFNR)(13000200) Credit: 1
This introductory course enhances agricultural comprehension by introducing students to soil, plants, animals, food science, construction, and agricultural mechanics. It also includes agricultural careers, FFA leadership opportunities, communications, and personal finances. This program is designed to prepare and to integrate beginning Agriculture students into other, more advanced Agriculture Science & Technology courses at Center High School. This is a prerequisite for all Agriculture courses.
9080 Welding I (WELD)(13032300) 1-2 Credits
This curriculum centers on those seeking employment in the field of welding. Fundamentals of Gas Metal Arc, Multiple Process and Welding Metallurgy are available. Students will demonstrate safety procedures associated with welding processes.
Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
9321 Agricultural Facilities Design & Fabrication (AGFDFAB)(13002300) 1-2 Credits
To be prepared for careers in mechanized agriculture and technical systems, students attain knowledge and skills related to agricultural facilities design and fabrication. Students explore career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students reinforce, apply, and transfer their academic knowledge and technical skills in a variety of settings.
Prerequisite: Agriculture Mechanics & Metal Technology
Introduction to WeldingTSDS (INTRWELD)(13032250) Credit: 1
Introduction to Welding will introduce welding technology with an emphasis on basic welding laboratory principles and operating procedures. Students will be introduced to the three basic welding processes. Topics include: industrial safety and health practices, hand tool and power machine use, measurement, laboratory operating procedures, welding power sources, welding career potentials, and introduction to welding codes and standards. Introduction to Welding will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in welding industries. This course supports integration of academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Knowledge about career opportunities, requirements, and expectations and the development of workplace skills. Grade: 9–12 Prerequisite: None; Recommended Prin of Ag
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Algebra I.
9082 Advanced Welding/ Welding II *DC (ADVWELD)(13032400) 2 Credits
Students build on the knowledge and skills developed in Welding I – Advanced welding concepts and skills as they relate to personal and career development. This course integrates academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. *The course may be taken for dual credit. Student must meet college program requirements. Grade: 11-12 Prerequisite: Welding I
9221 Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies (AGMECHMT)(13002200) 1 Credit This course is designed to develop an understanding of agricultural mechanics as it relates to safety and skills in tool operation, electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, fencing, concrete, and metal working techniques. Grade: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Welding I
9104/9105 Practicum in Manufacturing A & B (PRACMAN1)(13033000) Credit: 2
The Practicum in Manufacturing course is designed to give students
supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills.
Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the
nature and level of experience. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning
experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership
or extracurricular organizations.
Prerequisite: Advanced Welding/Welding 2 Grade: 12
Welding engineers - www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/materials-engineers.htm
Welding machine operators - www.bls.gov/ooh/production/metal-and-plastic-machine-workers.htm
Welding fitters - www.bls.gov/ooh/production/welders-cutters-solderers-and-brazers.htm
Producer/Director - www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/producers-and-directors.htm
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