ERIC Number: ED182537
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Instructional Guide for Vocational Welding. V & TECC Curriculum Guide.
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
This trade and industrial curriculum guide for welding is designed for vocational welding programs that provide 960 hours of instruction. The introductory section provides a statement of welding philosophy, objectives, block time schedule, and recommended facilities and equipment. Following the introductory section, ten blocks of instruction are presented: (1) orientation, (2) basic metallurgy, (3) oxy-gas welding, (4) arc welding, (5) metallic inert gas welding, (6) tungsten inert gas welding, (7) fabrication, (8) testing and qualification, (9) specialized processes, and (10) pre-employment. Each block provides a table that lists the units of instruction, informational content of each unit, and skill development activities. In addition, a list of instructional aids is provided for each block. Appended material includes a unit guide example, a list of safety precautions in welding operations, and suggestions for shop management. (LRA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Learning Activities, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Teaching Guides, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding
Public Information and Documents Office, Virginia Department of Education, Box 6Q, Richmond, VA 23216 (Order No. CG-10, $2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.