# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Sheet Metal I (8663/36 weeks, 140 hours)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Sheet Metal I (8663/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8663
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 140 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11
Prerequisites:None

Students may work with materials that are cast, formed, shaped, molded, heat treated, cut, twisted, pressed, fused, or stamped. Instruction includes basic planning, manufacturing, assembling, testing, and repairing of mechanisms, machines, and structures.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Manufacturing
    • Maintenance, Installation, and Repair
    • Production

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.