COURSE CODE: 8674

Welding III

SCED Code: 13207
Virginia Extended Description: III
Suggested Grade Level: 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 280
Prerequisite: Welding I or Welding II
OSHA Compliance Required?: Yes
CTSO: SkillsUSA
Non-Traditional?: F

This welding capstone course teaches students the industry's emerging technologies, along with shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and flux-cored arc welding (FCAW). Students will also learn to operate a computer numerical control (CNC) cutting table. Students are prepared to earn relevant industry credentials toward employment in production or manufacturing facilities. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Class Size Regulation

The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at cte@doe.virginia.gov.
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Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Health, Safety, and Environmental Assurance
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Maintenance, Installation, and Repair
  • Millwright
Production
  • Welder

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