Welding and Fabrication I

Welding and Fabrication I provides the foundational understanding of welding and welding processes. In this course students will learn industry based safety standards and become familiar with the following welding processes: Oxyacetylene welding, torch cutting, ARC and MIG welding. Students will become familiar with basic blueprint reading, weld symbols, welding-related math, and measurement. As their skill level is developed, small projects will be introduced throughout the year. Students will have the opportunity to engage in the SkillsUSA student organization, which incorporates leadership, service learning, and competitions to demonstrate skill level attainment.

FRCC: WEL 100 - Safety for Welders, WEL 101 - Allied Cutting Processes, WEL 103 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc I **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CDC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.** 

Course Information

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9901A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$20.00 Welding gloves, tape measure
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