This will be an introductory AWS [American Welding Society] based course. It will address safety concerns, as well as the value and wide spread use of metals in manufacturing. Students will use the latest welding and cutting machine technology. There are a wide variety of tools to learn and use to make the task of welding certification and project construction exciting. Students will learn skills in technical drawing, design, AC/DC welding as well as MIG and TIG welding. Students will experience the excitement of gas welding, heating, forging, brazing, cutting with oxy- acetylene torches as well as laying out designs and cutting them out with a plazma cutter. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to learn more advanced welding procedures or tackle more advanced certification courses.

Schedule: This course meets Monday-Friday from 8:15 am to 10:30 am.

Location: This course is held at Bucksport High School

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