Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Welding Technology (MISO3 -17236)
Grades 10-12; 36 weeks; 2 credits

This course if available for college/dual credit.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to a career in welding. The course begins covering various types of metal welding, brazing, flame cutting, properties of metals, blueprint reading, electrical principles, welding symbols and mechanical drawing. Emphasis on applied academics, professional development, leadership, and organizational skills are integrated through out the curriculum. Students are eligible for SkillsUSA membership and competition.

INSTRUCTION OBJECTIVES AND/OR GOALS: At the conclusion of the course, the student will understand the function of each welding process. They will also be able to identify parts, handle most repair procedures, test procedures, and entry level blueprint reading/building as outlined by the manufacturers. Students will be able to demonstrate proper human relations and communications skills in a working environment as well as develop basic skills in job seeking and career development.

1st semester is MFGT 110 – Industrial Shop Practices, and 2nd semester is MFGT 123 – Fabrication Method I  ***These are courses are needed in 11 different programs at NDSCS including Auto, Ag and Diesel.

WELDING TECHNOLGY COURSES ARE HELD AT TRADE TECH II HALL ON THE CAMPUS OF NDSCS.