Skip to Main Content
Area Career Center

Welding Technology

Instructor: Erik Woodbury

Program provides theory, classroom prepartion, and laboratory experience following the OSHA standards and guidelines endorsed by the American Welding Society (AWS).  Students will practice plasma arc cutting, basic welding and shielded metal arc welding.  Laboratory welds will be performed in basic weld joints with a variety of electrodes and positions.  Emphasis is placed on developing skills necessary for students to obtain their AWS certification.
Students enrolled in this program complete the following high school courses over the course of one academic year.  Students wishing to obtain CTE Concentrator status and show exemplary academic progress, return to complete the Welding Capstone course.
  • 7110 - Principles of Welding
  • 7111 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • 7156 - Technical Skills Attainment

Open to: Grades 11 and 12
Eligible Certifications: American Welding Society (AWS)
Dual Credit Provider: Ivy Tech Community College
Dual Credit Course


WELD100 - Principles of Welding 3
WELD108 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3
Juniors who complete curriculum in an exemplary fashion may be eligible to apply to return to complete the capstone for this program.  It is NOT required or guaranteed.




This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.