Welding and Fabrication I

Welding and Fabrication I provides the foundational understanding of welding and welding processes.  In this course students will learn industry based safety standards and become familiar with the following welding processes; Oxyacetylene welding and torch cutting, plasma cutting, ARC, and MIG welding.  Students will become familiar with basic blueprint reading, weld symbols, welding-related math, and measurement. As their skill level is developed, small projects will be introduced throughout the year. Students will have the opportunity to engage in the SkillsUSA student organization, which incorporates leadership, service learning, and competitions to demonstrate skill level attainment.

*Industry certificate available

**This is a Front Range College class taught at CDC with concurrent credit attached which requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all 1st year students.


FRCC: WEL 100 - Safety for Welders, WEL 101 - Allied Cutting Processes, WEL 105 - Basic Shielded Metal ARC
Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9901
Grade Level
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
Course Fee
$20.00 Welding gloves, tape measure