DCHS ACADEMY OF WELDING TECHNOLOGIES

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This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the welding industry.

The content includes but is not limited to planning, management, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

COURSE OFFERING

The courses offered through the Academy of Agricultural Technologies include:

Upon completion of Welding Fundamentals 3, the students have the opportunity to take the American Welding Society industry certification exam.

CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Skills USA is the CTSO associated with the Academy of Welding Technologies. Students have the opportunity to compete at the district, state and national levels in various events including gas welding, arc welding and pipe welding.

Students and/or parents interested in obtaining more information about this program can contact:

Mr. Charlie Driggers, Instructor
16077 Highway 19 North
Cross City, FL 32628
352.498.6475
charliedriggers@dixie.k12.fl.us

EDUCATIONAL EQUITY ACT - ADULT & CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION

The School Board of Dixie County is committed to the principle and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action. The School Board of Dixie County complies with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local laws and regulation prohibiting discrimination and/or harassment based on race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, sex, disability, age or marital status or social and family background. Educational opportunities for students, employees and applicants are provided under the principles, equal opportunity and affirmative action. A lack of English Language skills is not a barrier to admission in any program. Dixie District Schools' designee to coordinate compliance with the Educational Equity Act is:

Buddy Schofield
Cross City, Fl 32628
352.498.6135