Pinkerton Academy

Career and Technical Education Center

AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

P271-AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS TECH I

(2 credits)

This full year (2 credit) course is the first half of a 2-year program that subscribes to the training certification program of ASE. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional service technician.

Content emphasizes beginning transportation service skills and workplace success skills. Students study: Safety; Three C’s (Concern, Cause, Correction); Tools, Equipment, and Measuring Skills; Basic Engine/Maintenance; Tires; Steering and Suspension; Brakes; Electrical Charging and Starting Systems. The program is aligned with the NATEF certified automotive programs of the NH Community College system. . Students will have the opportunity to receive Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications in our approved National Institute for Automotive Excellence (NATEF) Lab. Eligible students may have the opportunity to participate in a paid internship at a dealership during the summer between the first and second year of the program.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

P276-AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS TECH II

(2 credits)

This full year (2 credit) course is the second half of a 2-year program and intensifies, follows through and elaborates on material covered in Automotive Systems Technology 1. The curriculum subscribes to the training certification program of ASE. Students study: Safety including Hybrids and SRS (Safety Restraints Systems); General Engine and Repair; Engine Performance; Electrical and Electronic Systems; Heating and Air Conditioning; Manual Drivetrains and Axles; Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles; and Employability Skills. Students will have the opportunity to receive Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications in our approved National Institute for Automotive Excellence (NATEF) Lab. The program is aligned with the NATEF certified automotive programs of the NH Community College system.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive Systems Technology I with a minimum grade of B- and permission from the CTE Director

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.


BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

P301-BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECH

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course provides students with a fundamental background in many aspects of the construction industry. Students should develop an understanding on how to successfully manage, plan, and create projects ranging from framing of floors, walls, and ceilings, while gaining a deep understanding for the International Residential Code.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

P306-BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECH II

(2 credits)

In this full-year (2 credit) program, students will begin to gain a deeper understanding about the construction industry and how it operates. Students will demonstrate an understanding of new green building codes, as well as energy efficiency practices used in today's construction. Students will plan and schedule the various phases of construction, processing of required permits, developing material lists and ordering of materials. As well as understand the different aspects of the industry, specifically directed towards company startups, and college readiness. Building Construction Technology 2 students will work to gain their OSHA 10 and IRC certifications.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Construction Technology I and permission from the CTE Director

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

P361-COMPUTER SYSTEMS 1- MAINTENANCE

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course focuses on computer hardware design and building, operating system installation and configuration, client side networking, security, and system programming. Students have fun while working toward becoming computer experts in a blend of classroom and online activities, simulated and hands-on labs. Students work in a fully equipped state-of-the-art lab to develop the skills to install, configure, troubleshoot and diagnose hardware and software problems. Earn college credit and industry-recognized certifications, such as TestOut PC Pro, CompTIA IT Fundamentals and A+. Student have an opportunity to join SkillsUSA and learn leadership and technical skills to compete locally, state and nationally and earn college scholarships.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

P366-COMPUTER SYSTEMS 2-NETWORKING

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course focuses on local area and wide area networking. Students are challenged with real world networking problems. Students will design, configure and deploy a variety of network devices such as, switches, routers, and integrated service routers. Understanding IPv4 fixed length and variable length subnets and IPv6 will prepare students for college and profitable careers. Students will understand and design complex networks utilizing network devices connected by copper, fiber and wireless mediums. Students will understand concepts such as Power over Ethernet (PoE), VLANs, WAP's, Voice over IP, Router on a Stick, and much more. Earn college credit and industry-recognized certifications such as Cisco CCENT, and CompTIA Network+. Students have the opportunity to join SkillsUSA and learn leadership and technical skills to compete locally, in state and nationally and earn college scholarships.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Computer Systems I-Maintenance with a minimum grade of 75 and permission from the CTE Director.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

COSMETOLOGY


P161-COSMETOLOGY I

(2 credits)

In this full-year (2 credit) course, cosmetology students receive comprehensive training in all areas of hairdressing and related fields while earning hours on their cosmetology apprentice license. Cosmetology 1 students are exposed to a blend of classroom instruction and hands-on learning experiences using a human hair mannequin in a simulated salon environment. Students learn a variety of hairstyling techniques, nail design and proper sanitation. Student will learn about advanced hair cutting, facials, hair design, hair coloring, and chemical texture. In addition, students will learn about the business side of the cosmetology industry and salon management. Students will have the opportunity to work directly with customers in the salon and to job shadow professional cosmetologists. Students will be delivering cosmetic services as well as receiving services. Students will need to register and pay for an apprentice license and purchase a personal tools/supply kit and wear a uniform when in the classroom/lab. Total costs range from $100 plus $25 State apprentice license (with fundraising and payment plan options available.) All absences must be made up with physical hours per the requirement of the State Board of Cosmetology.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

P163-COSMETOLOGY II

(2 credits)

In the second year of this full-year (2 credit) course, students will continue learning and mastering their skills from the previous year as well as cultivating new skills in the areas of advanced hair cutting, facials, hair design, hair coloring, and chemical texture. In addition, students will learn about the business side of the cosmetology industry and salon management. Students will have the opportunity to work directly with customers in the salon and to job shadow professional cosmetologists. Students will be delivering cosmetic services as well as receiving services. Upon successful completion of this two-year program and state competency exam, students will be able to transfer hours to a post-secondary school. Second-year students will need to purchase additional tools/supplies (cost is approximately $75, financial aid and/or payment plans are available).

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Cosmetology I with a minimum grade of 75 or better, completion of state required lab hours, and permission form the CTE directory.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

CULINARY ARTS & BAKING


P368-CULINARY ARTS I

(2 credits)

In this full-year (2-credit) course, students will develop refined skills in preparing a variety of foods in a commercial kitchen for a full-service restaurant. Techniques include, but are not limited to, appetizers, soups, salads, salad dressings, sandwiches, entrees, pastries, breads, and molecular gastronomy. Specific topics covered are kitchen safety, indoor produce cultivation, knife skills, proper moist and dry heat cooking techniques, culinary history, small and large equipment operation, culinary terminology, bakeshop mixing methods, pastry technique, and becoming ServSafe certified. Students will be required to participate in some after school catering.

A non-refundable lab fee of $120 (with payment plans and financial assistance available) covers the cost of three chef coats, two pairs of culinary pants, two aprons, one hat and two certification exams. (ServSafe and Prostart 1. The same uniforms may be used in Culinary 2. Students will also be required to obtain kitchen safe shoes.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

P370-CULINARY ARTS II

(2 credits)

In this full-year (2 credit) program, students will build on the foundation of knowledge acquired in year one, and they will operate and manage all aspects of a full-service restaurant operation. Each student will contribute to writing menus and cultivate new skills in business and kitchen management, customer relations, and nutrition. Students will be required to participate in some catered functions outside of the school day. Skills acquired through the student’s success in the program will enable them to successfully transition to industry or to culinary college. Students are required to adhere to the same uniform policy as Culinary Arts I.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Culinary Arts I with a minimum of 80 and permission from the CTE Director

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN PROGRAM


P231-ARCHITECTURE and DESIGN I

(2 credits)

This full-year (2-credit) program provides an excellent opportunity for those creative students interested in pursuing careers in Architecture, Engineering or the many fields of Design. Using the latest Autodesk design software package, students are able to take the skills to a level unimaginable one year earlier. Students learn how to design and build an energy-efficient three-bedroom home one drawing at a time. The finished product is a polished, professional-quality set of construction plans for each student’s design portfolio. The “Cardboard chair” Design Project has become a student favorite as it allows their creative juices to flow by designing and constructing a very cool “theme-oriented” hat. This creative project rounds out the first year by taking the students’ 2D drafting and design skills, now quite impressive, into the 3D realm of Solid Modeling and full-color presentations. Students are encouraged to develop their observation and pencil sketching skills along with AutoCAD and PhotoShop skills.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year. We recommend that students take Computer Aided Design (CADD) at Pelham High in the 10th grade.

P236-ARCHITECTURE and DESIGN II

(2 credits)

This full-year (2-credit) course is the second half of a two year program concentrating on further developing the student’s design and visual presentation skills through a series of creative design projects using many of the advanced features of AutoCAD and PhotoShop design and image presentation software. Students work independently and cooperatively on several challenging, long-term projects designed around a variety of themes to engage the most creative and curious minds. Graduates leave the program with a solid design portfolio and impressive AutoCAD skills to take with them on the next leg of their journey.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Architecture and Design I and permission from the CTE Director

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY


P401-ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY I

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course is the first half of a 2-year program designed to have the student gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully enter the field as an apprentice electrician. The student will acquire skills in all phases of residential wiring including basic electrical theory, safety, special tools and test equipment, blueprint reading and local requirement calculations, normal residential circuits, and special purpose wiring systems. Hands-on experience is accomplished in a simulated residential setting. Job searching skills as well as quality workmanship and professionalism will be an integral part of the classroom environment.

Successful completion of the Electrical Technology 1 and 2 programs will credit the student with a portion of classroom and work hours required to obtain a Journeyman Electrical License.

Note: This course runs every day for the full year. Students will be required to obtain the NH Apprentice Electrical license-approximate cost is $30.

P406-ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY II

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course is the second half of a 2-year program and intensifies, follows through, and elaborates on material covered in Electrical Technology 1. It covers small appliance repair, industrial electricity and motors, basic CAT 5 and fiber terminations, and work with transformers and generators. Students will also participate in the actual wiring, planning, cost estimation, NEC code requirements, and material acquisition needed to complete various renovations and repairs on the Pinkerton campus. Successful completion of the Electrical Technology 1 and 2 programs will credit the student with a portion of classroom and work hours required to obtain a Journeyman Electrical License.

Successful completion of the Electrical Technology I and II programs will credit the student with a portion of classroom and work hours required to obtain a Journeyman Electrical License.

Prerequisite: Completion of Electrical Technology I with a 75 or higher and permission from the CTE Director

Note: This course runs every day for the full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

Engineering Program

"Project Lead the Way” is a nationally recognized program that was developed to introduce high school students to engineering to attract more students to these fields and to allow them, before college, to determine whether they are interested in pursuing an engineering-related career. The courses in the program, when combined with traditional mathematics and science courses, introduce students to the scope, rigor and discipline of engineering prior to entering college. However, students not intending to pursue further formal education will benefit greatly from the knowledge and logical thought processes that result from taking courses within this curriculum. Students who complete all of the Engineering courses can earn up to 16 college credits through the NH Technical Institute “Running Start” program.

P208-INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN

(full year-1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) course is the first course in the Engineering Program. The course is designed to develop student problem-solving skills with emphasis placed upon the concept of developing a 3-D model of an object. The course will emphasize the design development process of a product and how a model of that product is produced, analyzed, and evaluated using a computer-aided design system. Students will use modern, state-of-the-art computer hardware and Inventor software to create product solutions. Various design applications will be explored with discussion of possible career opportunities.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year in conjunction with Principles of Engineering.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

P210-PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING

(full year-1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) course is designed to enable students to understand the field of engineering/engineering technology. Students will explore various technology systems and manufacturing processes to learn how engineers and technicians use math, science and technology in an engineering problem-solving process to benefit people. The course also includes concerns about social and political consequences of technological change.

Note: This course runs every day every day for a full year in conjunction with Intro to Engineering Design.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

P211-DIGITAL ELECTRONICS

(full year-1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) course is a course in applied logic that encompasses the application of electronic circuits and devices. Computer simulation software is used to design and test digital circuitry prior to the actual construction of circuits and devices.

Prerequisite: Intro to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering and permission from the CTE director.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year in conjunction with either Engineering Design and Development or Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Students must sign up for two courses.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

P215-COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING

(full year-1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) course applies principles of robotics and automation. This course builds upon the computer solid modeling skills developed in Introduction to Engineering Design. Students will use computer controlled CNC equipment to solve problems by constructing actual models of their three-dimensional designs. Students will also be introduced to the fundamentals of robotics and how this equipment is used in an automated manufacturing environment. Students will evaluate their design solutions using various techniques of analysis, and make appropriate modifications before producing their prototypes.

Prerequisite: Intro to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering and permission from the CTE director.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year in conjunction with either Engineering Design and Development or Digital Electronics. Students must sign up for two courses.

P216-ENGINEERING DESIGN and DEVELOPMENT

(full year-1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) class is the capstone course in the PLTW high school engineering program. It is an open- ended engineering research course in which students work in teams to design and develop an original solution to a well-defined and justified open-ended problem by applying an engineering design process. They must present progress reports, submit a final documentation package, and defend their solutions to a panel of outside reviewers at the end of the school year. This course is open to all students interested in study and careers in the STEM field.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering

Please Note: This course runs every day for a full year in conjunction with Digital Electronics or Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Students must sign up for two courses.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS


P200-INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SCIENCE

(½ credit)

This half-year (0.5 credit) course is designed for students who might be considering a career in some phase of animal science such as animal management/trainer, veterinary science, or agribusiness. Selected units of instruction will include zoonoses, reproduction, digestive systems, and nutrition of companion and livestock animals.

This is a ½-credit course. Students will enroll in another ½ credit course offered at Pinkerton Academy and approved by PHS.

Note: This course runs every day for a half-year in conjunction with Animal Business Management. Students must sign up for both courses.

P201-ANIMAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

(1 credits)

In this full-year (1 credit, 45 minute) course, students will learn how to successfully become prepared to work in an animal care facility by learning proper sanitation and care techniques of the small animals within the lab. Specific units of instruction will include but are not limited to; proper animal husbandry of large and small animals, breeds of animals, careers in the animal industry, resumes, animal economics and All Aspects of Industry.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year in conjunction with Introduction to Animal Science. Students must sign up for both courses.

P203-ANIMAL HEALTH and VETERINARY TECH

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course is designed for students who are interested in a future career with animals in the health and veterinary technology field. Specific units of instruction will include but are not limited to; Introduction to Veterinary technology, Veterinary terminology, veterinary technology skills, animal diseases, animal welfare ethics and treatment, animal first aid. Students will also learn how to properly groom canines and run a student CTE enterprise “The Pinkerton Pet Palace.”

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to Animal Science and Animal Business Management with a minimum grade of 80, and permission from the CTE Director.

Note: This course runs every day every day for a full year.

FORESTRY TECHNOLOGY


P101-NATURAL RESOURCES: FORESTRY TECH

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) active-learning program is designed to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitude necessary for pursuing a successful career in forestry, environmental science and natural resource conservation. Topics include tree identification; protecting forests from diseases, insects and fire; surveying; wildlife management; ecology; timber harvesting and reforestation; urban forestry/arboriculture; measurement and marketing of forest products; NH timber harvesting laws; public relations; sustainable forestry; outdoor recreation; and responsible management practices. Students must enjoy outdoor activities and be willing to engage in safe, productive learning outside the classroom. Unique opportunities exist through use of the program’s 66-acre Forsaith Forest Area in Chester, our own Christmas tree farm, a firewood business, and one of the few operating sugarhouses in the area.

Note: This course runs every day every day for a full year.

P111-NATURAL RESOURCES: ENVIRON STUDIES/OUTDOOR SKILLS

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) program is designed for students interested in environmental sciences and natural resource management. Active learning and hands-on activities assist the student to better understand and work in outdoor environments. Topics include plant and wildlife studies, habitat types, weather patterns, outdoor recreation and ecotourism, conservation and protection of natural resources, ecology, open space preservation environmental ethics and legal responsibilities, wetland studies, resource management organizations, and invasive species. Outdoor skills include map, compass, and GPS use; knots; snowshoeing; first aid; survival training; low- impact hiking and camping techniques; outdoor equipment selection and use; and backcountry travel and safety. Special emphasis is placed upon dealing with weather-related dangers, insect pests, terrain hazards, poisonous plants, and recognizing unsafe situations. Students will participate in the New England tradition of making maple syrup by helping to operate the Academy’s sugar house. Development of the Forsaith Forest Nature Trail in Chester is also an ongoing class activity. Students must enjoy outdoor activities and be willing to engage in safe, productive learning outside the classroom. (Course has articulation agreements with multiple New England Colleges)

Note: This course runs every day every day for a full year.

HEALTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

P181-HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY I

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course is the first half of a 2-year program designed to help students explore the medical/ healthcare field. The course will expose students to a variety of healthcare occupations and will provide them with the skills needed to assist qualified personnel providing diagnostic, therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative services to patients. Instruction will include medical terminology, as well as anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on body systems, disease process and disorders. Students will receive training in American Heart Association First Aid and Health Care Provider Basic Life Support and will participate in healthcare career observations. Students are eligible to participate in the co-curricular organization Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). A non-refundable lab fee of $60 is required (payment plan options available).

Note: This course runs every day for a full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

P186-HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY II

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) program is the second half of the 2-year Health Science Technology curriculum, which includes continued study of the body systems and the associated disease processes. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills, analyzing professional/ethical characteristics required of healthcare professionals, and development of clinical skills through classroom lab experiences. The curriculum provides the student with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to successfully transition into post-secondary health care education.

During the second semester, students will receive a minimum of 60 hours of clinical experience in a local health care facility in a specialty area of their choice. Students will focus their clinical internship on one of the following pathways: Students completing EMT or LNA will have the opportunity to take the state licensure/certification exam.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Science Technology I with a grade of 80 or better and permission from the CTE Director. Should requests for LNA and EMT exceed maximum enrollment as prescribed by the state, the CTE enrollment rubric will be used to select students. Students who are not selected for LNA and EMT may be placed in General.

Please Note: A non-refundable non-refundable lab fee of $60.00 lab fee is due at the start of class (payment options available). Students will need to provide updated immunization/physical records. A fee may be required for students interested in obtaining industry-recognized certifications.

Note: This course runs every day every day for a full year.


CAREERS IN EDUCATION

P410-CHILD DEVELOPMENT

(½ credit)

This half-year (.5 credit) course is built on a combination of theoretical information and practical application to insure that the knowledge gained can be put to use. Since child development includes physical maturation and social, emotional, and intellectual growth, there is emphasis on the interaction between all areas of development. A four-week practicum where students run an on-campus preschool is an integral component of the course, which builds both appropriate attitudes and skills.

This is a ½-credit course. Students will enroll in another ½ credit course offered at Pinkerton Academy and approved by PHS.

Note: This course runs every day for a semester in conjunction with Teacher Preparation I. Students must sign up for both courses.

P411-TEACHER PREPARATION I

(1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) course is designed for those wanting to pursue a career in education at grade levels

pre-K through 12. Teacher Preparation 1 invites students to think about why they want to teach, then introduces them to the world of the classroom - understanding the diversity of students’ lives, becoming a professional, the foundation of education, creating an educational environment, and developmentally appropriate best teaching practices. Students will be required to complete observations in various environments.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year in conjunction with Child Development. Students must sign up for both courses.

P412-TEACHER PREPARATION II

(1 credit)

This full-year (1 credit) course is the second half of the two-year Teacher Preparation curriculum designed for

high school seniors planning to pursue a career in education. Teacher Preparation 2 includes continued study of the classroom environment and best teaching practices. Emphasis is placed on critical and creative thinking

skills, everyday teaching skills and development of developmentally appropriate curriculum, lesson plans, and

presentation skills. Students will be required to complete two job shadows in various school environments.

This is a 1 credit course. Students will enroll in another 1 credit course (or 2 half credit courses) offered at Pinkerton Academy and approved by PHS.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Teacher Preparation 1 with a minimum grade of 80 and permission from the CTE Director.


VIDEO PRODUCTION

P421-VIDEO PRODUCTION I

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) program provides the student interested in video and television production an opportunity to advance their media production skills and techniques. Attention is paid to camera and audio shooting and capturing techniques in the creation of various video and television projects; including music videos, movie trailers, and short narrative films. An emphasis is placed on planning and organizational skills to include storyboarding and script writing. Non-linear editing skills are explored with an in-depth exploration of Final Cut Pro X editing software. Students will learn the importance of planning ahead and meeting deadlines.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year.

P426-VIDEO PRODUCTION II

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) program is for the serious video production student who is interested in pursuing a career in media production. Students will learn to use cinema quality production equipment, 1080P HD and 4K cameras, lighting equipment, high end microphones, drone cameras and professional editing software to produce various projects for local cable television, film festivals, and competitions. Students fill the roles of producer and/or director, discovering what it takes to create their own independent films. The business side of the filmmaking industry is explored as students discover what steps need to be taken to fund and produce an independent film project or start and maintain a professional production company. Students will prepare for video production beyond high school creating portfolios and reels for college and careers in the video/television industry. Many will have an opportunity to test and become Apple Certified Professional editors, their names added to the professional registry searched by companies looking to hire editors. A fee may be required for students interested in obtaining industry-recognized certifications.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Video Production I with a 70 or better and permission from the Video Production teacher

Note: This course runs every day for a full year.

This course is part of Pinkerton Academy’s college credit opportunity for a fee, determined by the college.

WELDING TECHNOLOGY


P431-WELDING TECHNOLOGY I

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course is the first half of a 2-year program and is designed for anyone who wishes to learn welding and metal fabrication. Students are instructed in the safe operation of all tools, material handling and techniques used in welding. Areas of instruction include flame cutting, brazing, gas welding, arc welding, and metal-fabrication. Personal protective equipment required to be worn.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year.

P436-WELDING TECHNOLOGY II

(2 credits)

This full-year (2 credit) course is the second half of a 2-year program and intensifies, follows through, and elaborates on material covered in Welding Technology 1. Emphasis will be on entry-level job proficiency with gas welding, soldering, cutting skills with ferrous and non-ferrous materials, shielded electrode arc welding equipment, metal fabrication and power tools, metal inert gas (MIG) welding, and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. Modern welding techniques developed for aluminum and steel alloys will be skill options available to students. Focus will be on production, fabrication and repair skills rather than home-type objectives. Personal protective equipment required to be worn.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Welding Technology I with a grade of 75 or better and permission from the CTE director.

Note: This course runs every day for a full year.