TEKS-ALIGNED COURSE

Introduction to Welding

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Introduction to Welding course will provide an introduction to welding technology with an emphasis on basic welding laboratory principles and operating procedures. Students will be introduced to the three basic welding processes. Topics include hand tool and power machine use, measurement, welding career potentials and introduction to welding codes and standards.

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ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 32
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 9-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 300
ico_assessments.svg Assessments 137
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FEATURED EXPERTS

Pete Stracener
Chairperson, Industrial Technology Department Program Coordinator & Professor, South Plains College

Dr. Bill R. Harrell
Professor & Chair, Division of Agricultural Sciences & Vocational Education, Sam Houston State University

Mary Jo Emrick
Adjunct Welding Professor, AWS, CWI/CWE, Austin Community College

Brandon Whatley
Department Chair, Welding Professor, Austin Community College

SAMPLE LESSON | Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Preparation & Safety

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

COURSE LESSONS

  • Welding Shop Safety     
  • Welding Blueprints & Symbols
  • Mathematics in Welding           
  • Measurement in Construction  
  • Introduction to Metals   
  • Welding Inspection & Testing  
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Preparation & Safety   
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding: 6010 Electrodes   
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding: 7018 Electrodes
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding: AWS EDU-6 Entry Level Welder Qualification Test  
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding: Safety & Introduction 
  • Oxy-Fuel Welding & Brazing     
  • Oxy-Fuel Cutting            
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding: Equipment, Set-Up & Maintenance
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding: Carbon Steel  
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding: Aluminum      
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding: Sheet Metal    
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding: Stainless Steel
  • Virtual Job Descriptions for Welding   
  • Field Trip: Lincoln Electric