Introduction to Metals Technology
Grade Level: 9,10, 11, 12
Length of course: Semester
Fee: $10.00 per Semester
Course Overview: This course is designed to introduce students to metal fabrication and manufacturing processes. This course is separated into two half-semester sections. The Manufacturing section will cover the basics of machine tool technology. Section emphasis based on metal turning and using the engine lathe. The Metal Fabrication section covers welding basics using Oxy-fuel welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metallic Arc Welding, and Oxy-fuel cutting. Students will learn through a combination of classroom instruction and work in the lab. This course emphasizes the necessary skills of welding technology and shop safety following OSHA, EPA, and DEQ recommendations. Students must wear safety glasses at all times while in the shop.