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                                                     Welding Technology


    Indiana College and Career Pathway Plan – State Model

    Cluster: Manufacturing

    Pathway: Welding Technology

    Core 40 with Honors High School Graduation Plan*

    *This is a SAMPLE plan for schools to use in planning. Course sequences and grade level in which courses are offered may vary according to local policies, practices and resources.

    Students should enroll in Indiana Career Explorer, complete interest inventories, and investigate 
    careers in clusters & pathways prior to or during the time they create their individual Pathway Plans.




    Language Arts




    Social Studies

    CTE/Career Preparation Courses

    for this Pathway

    Other Elective Courses

    for this Pathway


    English 9

    Algebra I


    Health & Wellness/ Physical Ed

    Preparing for College & Careers;



    Computer Applications,

    Personal Financial Responsibility

    World Language


    English 10



    Geography/History of the World or World History/Civilization

    Introduction to Manufacturing or Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics

    Computers in Design & Production or PLTW-Intro to Eng Design


    World Language


    English 11

    Algebra II

    3rd Core 40 Science

    US History

       **Welding Technology I


    World Language


    English 12

    Math or Quantitative Reasoning


    Government Economics

     ** Welding Technology II


    Fine Arts

    State specified Pathway Assessment: AWS SENSE Level 1 Modules 2, 3, 8(units 1 and 3), and 9; + 1 Welding Process

    Industry Recognized Certification: AWS SENSE Entry Level Certification


    Postsecondary Courses Aligned for Potential Dual Credit**

    **See individual Course Frameworks for alignment of high school course standards and postsecondary course objectives

    Ivy Tech Community College 

    First year credits

    Ivy Tech Community College

    Second year credits


    WELD 100 Welding Fundamentals 


    WELD 109 Oxy-Fuel Gas Welding & Cutting 


    WELD 108 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I


    WELD 207 Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding



    WELD 272 Advanced  Gas Metal (MIG) Welding


    WELD 206 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding II


    WELD 208 Gas Tungsten (TIG) Welding


    WELD 273 Advanced Gas Tungsten (TIG) Welding