Welding
Architecture and Construction Cluster

NCCER Welding I
(432901)

Fee: $50
Grades: 9-12th

This is the first of four required one-credit courses in the Welding Technologies Pathway. It is designed to complete all core requirements for NCCER Core Credentialing and to provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills emphasizing use of hand tools, power tools, welding theory and practices, which are utilized in the manufacturing and construction industry. This entry-level course is required for NCCER Welding Level I Credentialing and may be taken as one of the optional technical courses with credit applied to the Industrial Maintenance Technology area.

PREREQUISITE: None

NCCER Welding II
(432902)

Fee: $50
Grades: 9-12th

This is the second of four required one-credit courses in the welding Technologies pathway. Topics include: basic shielded metal arc welding, blueprint reading, weld 11 symbols, joint identification, and print reading. Emphasis is placed on fundamental knowledge, guided practice, and NCCER Welding Level I requirements

PREREQUISITE: NCCER Welding 1

Dual Enrollment Welding
Dual Enrollment Welding requires one class period. Each class meets for one semester. Classes are offered on alternating years. Students may take all four classes over a two-year period.

Dual Enrollment SMAW FILLET & OFC
(938601) WDT 108

Fee: $50 (depends on if school receives grant)
Grades: 10-12th

This course provides the student with instruction on safety practices and terminology in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on safety, welding terminology, equipment identification, set-up and operation, and related information in the SMAW process. This course also covers the rules of basic safety and identification of shop equipment and provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for the safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting.

PREREQUISITE: meet admission requirements to Central Alabama Community College

Dual Enrollment SMAW FILLET, PAC, & CAC
(938602) WDT 109

Fee: $50 (depends on if school receives grant)
Grades: 10-12th

This course provides the student with instruction on safety practices and terminology in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on safety, welding terminology, equipment identification, set-up and operation, and related information in the SMAW process. This course also covers the rules of basic safety and identification of shop equipment and provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for the safe operation of carbon arc cutting and plasma arc cutting.

PREREQUISITE: Dual Enrollment IDual Enrollment SMAW FILLET, OFC LAB (938608) WDT 122

Dual Enrollment SMAW FILLET & OFC LAB
(938608) WDT 122

Fee: NONE
Grades: 10-12

This one-credit course is designed introduce the student to the proper set-up and operation of the shielded metal arc welding equipment. Emphasis is placed on striking and controlling the arc, and proper fit up of fillet joints. This course is also designed to instruct students in the safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to make fillet welds in all positions using electrodes in the F-3 groups in accordance applicable welding code and be able to safely operate oxy-fuel equipment and perform those operations as per the applicable welding code.

PREREQUISITE: meet admission requirements to Central Alabama Community College

Dual Enrollment SMAW FILLET, PAC, & CAC LAB
(93609) WDT 123

Fee: NONE
Grades: 10-12

This one-credit course is designed introduce the student to the proper set-up and operation of the shielded metal arc welding equipment. Emphasis is placed on striking and controlling the arc, and proper fit up of fillet joints. This course is also designed to instruct students in the safe operation of plasma arc and carbon arc cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to make fillet welds in all positions using electrodes in the F-4 groups in accordance with applicable welding code and be able to safely operate plasma arc and carbon arc equipment and perform those operations as per applicable welding code.

PREREQUISITE: meet admission requirements to Central Alabama Community College