Welding

  • CTE Logo 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.

    Location
     
    Valley Forge High School 
     
    Credits
     
    Junior Year - 3
    Senior Year - 3
     
    College Credit
     
    Available college credit awarded upon meeting articulation requirements
     
    Certifications
     
    American Welding Society Certified Welder
     
    Student Organizations
     
    SkillsUSA
     
    Competitions
     
    SkillsUSA
     
    Teacher Contact Information
     
    Pat Connelly
    (440) 885-1097