Welding I

Power Standards

I. All students will demonstrate and apply appropriate safety practices.

  • All students will identify and demonstrate appropriate shop attire.
  • All students will demonstrate proper use of shop equipment.
  • All students will demonstrate awareness of safety zones and safety practices.
  • All students will effectively demonstrate how to keep their work area clean.
  • All students will apply equipment and supply preservation and maintenance.

II. All students will demonstrate skill necessary to find and earn employment.

  • All students will prepare a pre-employment resume.
  • All students will prepare a cover letter to be sent with resume.
  • All students will practice a mock interview.

III. All students will consistently demonstrate professional soft skills necessary to keep employment.

  • All students will be courteous to their classmates and instructor.
  • All students will demonstrate respect for peers and elders.
  • Students will demonstrate that they can stay on task until certified plates and projects are completed.
  • All students will display a proper work ethic and be responsible for their actions.
  • Student will attend class on a regular basis and be on time to those classes.

IV. All students will master the skill of operating the oxy-acetylene welder.

  • Students will demonstrate the proper setup and safety when using the equipment.
  • Students will demonstrate the proper handling and storage of gas cylinders.
  • Students will cut, weld, and form metal with the oxy-fuel equipment.

V. All students will master the skill of welding with the (SMAW) stick welder in flat and vertical positions.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the principles of SMAW.
  • All students will use and maintain SMAW equipment.
  • All students will exhibit an understanding of SMAW consumables.
  • All students will perform fillet and groove welds on plates in flat and vertical positions.

VI. All students will master a basic understanding of welding symbols.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of welding symbols by answering questions on test.
  • Students will look at blueprints with welding symbols and show they have an understanding of where to weld.

VII. All students will master operation of the plasma cutter.

  • All students will identify arc cutting process principles.
  • All students will properly use arc cutting equipment.
  • All students will cut materials with plasma cutters.

VIII. All students will master the basic TIG welding operations.

  • All students will explain the principles of TIG welding.
  • All students will use and maintain the GTAW equipment.
  • All students will exhibit an understanding of GTAW consumables.
  • All students will perform basic fillet and groove welds on steel in flat position.

IX. All students will master the basic MIG welding operations.

  • All students will explain the principles of GMAW MIG welding.
  • All students will use and maintain GMAW equipment.
  • All students will exhibit basic understanding of GMAW consumables.
  • All students will perform fillet and groove welds in all positions.