ERIC Number: ED223792
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Lehigh County Area Vocational-Technical School, Schnecksville, PA.
This curriculum guide provides materials for a 12-unit secondary course in welding. Purpose stated for the flexible entry and exit course is to help students master manipulative skills to develop successful welding techniques and to gain an understanding of the specialized tools and equipment used in the welding field. Units cover oxyacetylene welding and cutting; shielded arc welding; gas tungsten-arc welding; gas metal-arc welding; flux-cored arc welding; welding shop general equipment and tools; special welding and cutting processes; inspecting, testing welds, procedures, and welder qualifications; production of metals, metal properties, and identification; blueprint reading skills and tasks; applied mathematics; and supervision, training, and estimating. Materials include a course outline with analysis of all tasks to be learned, statement of course philosophy, list of course objectives, listing of personal-social traits essential for the skilled welder, course description, and Dictionary of Occupational Title (DOT) information, including a list of entry-level jobs in welding, a list of possible jobs with additional training, and job descriptions. Over one-half of the guide consists of instructional task identification for welding in a chart format that correlates welding tasks with 10 DOT job classifications in the welding cluster. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lehigh County Area Vocational-Technical School, Schnecksville, PA.