The Welding Technology program will teach students the fundamentals of welding, the most common way of permanently joining metal parts, and the processes used to fabricate metal. Students will receive training in gas, arc, fluxcore and MIG and TIG welding. Along with blueprint reading and welding symbols, students will also learn how to use a grinder, drill, plasma arc cutter, burning torch, arc welding machines and more.This Career & Technical course will utilize Lincoln Electric's cutting edge ULink curriculum. Students will gain experience with state-of-the-art equipment such as the Torchmate CNC cutting system and training utilizing the VRTEX 360 welding simulator and water table software. Students will prepare for the welding certifications.
LocationValley Forge High School CreditsJunior Year - 3Senior Year - 3 College CreditAvailable college credit awarded upon meeting articulation requirements CertificationsAmerican Welding Society Certified Welder Student OrganizationsSkillsUSA CompetitionsSkillsUSA Teacher Contact InformationPat Connelly(440) 885-1097