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Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Introduction to Welding, 2009

1.) Identify job opportunities and career pathways related to the welding industry.

2.) Summarize rules and regulations related to the welding industry.

•  Describing personal protection equipment used by welders
•  Demonstrating ways to avoid welding fumes
•  Explaining uses for Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) 'elated to welding
•  Explaining ways to avoid electrical hazards when welding
3.) Demonstrate operation of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) equipment.

4.) Demonstrate tapping and scratching methods for striking and maintaining an arc.

5.) Demonstrate correct methods for welding a pad of beads with an E6010 and an E7018 electrode in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

6.) Select the proper electrode for an identified welding task.

•  Identifying factors that affect electrode selection
7.) Interpret welding specifications in blueprints and drawings.

•  Identifying measuring tools and instruments used in welding
8.) Interpret types of lines on welding drawings, including object, visible, hidden, leader, extension, dimension, and center.

9.) Interpret basic views on a welding drawing, including pictorial, top, front, sides, back, and detailed.

10.) Explain various parts of a welding symbol.

11.) Draw welding symbols based on the observation of actual welds.

12.) Demonstrate safety techniques for setting up and using oxy-fuel cylinders and equipment.

13.) Perform a variety of oxy-fuel gas cutting tasks to specification.

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