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Ben Kennedy

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Welding Instructor

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bakennedy@dcps.k12.va.us

2017-2018 School Year

Course Syllabus

 

Welding I

 

Welding is required by a wide variety of industries—anywhere fusible materials and high heat are needed to manufacture, repair, or alter tools and products. Professional welders are in high demand and can earn accordingly. Students in Welding I are taught to use manual welding, cutting, and electrical arc welding processes to fabricate and join metal parts according to diagrams, blueprints, and specifications. Students will also learn all safety-related practices and techniques, including earning the OSHA 10 card. This course is yearlong for one bock.

 

 

Welding II

This course teaches advanced welding students how to fine-tune their craft and to perform welds in various positions, using multiple welding processes. Students prepare to pass relevant industry certifications. Welding is required by a wide variety of industries—anywhere fusible materials and high heat are needed to manufacture, repair, or alter products. Professional welders are in high-demand and can earn accordingly. The course is yearlong for 2 blocks, exception can be made due to scheduling conflicts if necessary.

 In both courses students get a wide variety of real world experiences and work that helps prepare them for the Welding Trade as a Career.

Grading Scale is

45% -class participation

45%- test and graded work

10% -based on behavior, attitude, and work ethic