Welding II

Power Standards

I. All students will demonstrate and apply 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 all 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 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 demonstrate respect for peers and elders.
  • Students will demonstrate 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.
  • Students will attend class on a regular basis and be on time to those classes.

IV. All students will master the skill of welding with (SMAW) stick welder.

  • All students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of SMAW.
  • Use and maintain SMAW equipment.
  • Students will exhibit an understanding of SMAW consumables.
  • All students will perform fillet and groove welds on plates in flat, vertical, horizontal and overhead positions.

V. All students will demonstrate their ability in laying out materials.

  • All students will identify various joint designs and welding positions.
  • Clean and prepare materials for various welds.
  • All students will identify welding defects and/or discontinuities.
  • All students will test welds using various techniques.
  • All students will demonstrate proper and safe use of hand tools and power equipment.
  • All students will use standard measuring and layout tools.
  • All students will calculate material lists and costs.

VI. All students will master the skill of cutting out pieces for projects.

  • All students will cut and form metal with oxy-fuel and plasma arc equipment.
  • All students will prepare the welding area for proper welds.
  • All students will demonstrate the proper tracking and clamp for correct fit up.

VII. All students will master more advanced TIG welding operations.

  • All students will explain principles of GTAW.
  • All students will use and maintain GTAW equipment.
  • All students will exhibit understanding of GTAW consumables.
  • All students will perform fillet and groove welds on ferrous and nonferrous metals.

VIII. All students will master more advanced MIG  welding operations.

  • All students will explain principles of GMAW and FCAW.
  • All students will use and maintain GMAW & FCAW equipment.
  • All students will exhibit understanding of GMAW & FCAW consumables.
  • All students will perform fillet and groove welds on plate and various projects.

IX. All students will demonstrate the ability to use blueprints and sketches in the making of projects.

  • All students will interpret welding symbols.
  • All students will read and interpret to lay out materials.
  • All students will use sketches to make projects.

X. All students will demonstrate the ability to pass the plate certification test - flat and vertical during first year, horizontal and overhead during second year.

  • All students will lay out, cut and prep plates.
  • Students will weld and grind certification plates in all positions.
  • Students will bend test plates to determine the quality of the weld.