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Welding

District 11 partners with Pikes Peak State College to offer junior and seniors access to the accelerated CAREER START program in Welding. This two year program provides students over 30 college credits toward their Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Welding Technology. For students who cannot make the two-year program fit into their schedule, this web page includes links to related Career & Technical Education pathways as well as where students can find welding included in other CTE programs.


 

HOW TO GET STARTED IN CAREER START

CAREER START PROGRAMS THROUGH D11


 

COURSES IN PROGRAM

PPSC CAREER START WELDING I (year one)

WEL 1000 Safety for Welders (1)

WEL 1006 Blueprint Reading for Welders & Fitters (4)

WEL 1025 Intro to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (4)

WEL 2059 Layout & Fabrication (4)

Intro to Gas Metal Arc Welding (4)

PPSC CAREER START WELDING II (year two)

WEL 2024 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (4)

WEL 2025 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (4)

WEL 1000 Safety For Welders (1)

WEL 1013 Oxyfuel & Plasma Cutting (3)

WEL 1021 Structural Welding I (3)

WEL 1022 Structural Welding II (3)


STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

SkillsUSA is a competitive national Career and Technical Student Organization giving students an opportunity to learn and compete state-wide and nationally

Why You Should Become A Welder

SCHOOLS WHERE WELDING IS AVAILABLE

Coronado High School Manufacturing Fabrication Pathway

 


COLLEGE CREDITS AND INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

COLLEGE CREDITS

PPSC Career Start WELDING 1 = 17 credits

PPSC Career Start WELDING II = 17 Credits


RELATED DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

AWS Certification

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS


 

Concurrent Enrollment

(click here to got to D11 Concurrent Enrollment page)

RECOMMENDED COLLEGE COURSES

Courses listed here appear in the degree plan(s) associated with the pathway

(GT) Guaranteed Transfer courses will transfer to any public college in Colorado.

CSC 1005 Computer Literacy (required in PPSC Welding, AAS)

MAT 1140 Career Math (required in PPSC Welding, AAS)

COM 2250 Organizational Communication (required in PPSC Welding, AAS)

COM 1250 Interpersonal Communication (GT:SS3)

WORK-BASED LEARNING

(click here to got to D11 Work-Based Learning page)