Pathway in Welding Technology:
PATHWAY DESCRIPTION: The Welding TRACK is designed as a pre-apprenticeship pathway for students to enter Registered Apprenticeship training programs. Students must successfully complete the four course sequence and eight safety modules. In addition, each student must pass the Kentucky Department of Transportation (KY DOT) written exam and the KY DOT 3G performance exam OR AWS 2F exam OR AWS Sense exam. Upon completion the student will receive a pre-apprenticeship industry certification issued by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. This certification will be recognized by participating partners for an interview and possible credit upon acceptance. Credit is at the discretion of the training organization
PATHWAY DESCRIPTION: An Entry Level Welder demonstrates the ability to assist lead welders in the fabrication of steel and metal structures. Must be adept at performing basic welding functions and calculating dimensions as well as operating power equipment, grinders and other related tools. Must be proficient in reading and interpreting basic blueprints and following work procedure specifications (WPS).
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