Manufacturing industries create new products from raw materials or other components.

BUSINESSS AND INDUSTRY • WELDING
BUSINESSS AND INDUSTRY • WELDING

The Manufacturing program of study focuses on planning, and managing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products. Machining, Welding, Engineering, and Precision Metal Manufacturing are all programs available on select GISD campuses.
These jobs may be in a factory, plant or mill- anywhere new products are created. Twelve million Americans
have careers in manufacturing!

Grade 9 - 10
 

Introduction to Welding
1 Credit

Grade 10 - 11

 

Welding 1
Dual Credit
2 Credits
(multiple certifications awarded upon successful completion)

Grade 11 - 12
 

Welding 2
Dual Credit
2 Credits
(multiple certifications awarded upon successful completion, including Forklift)

Grade 12
 

Practicum in Welding (Manufacturing)
Dual Credit
2 credits

Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

  • Welder

  • Machinist

  • Technician

Certifications and Licensures

  • Autodesk Certified User

  • Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)

  • NCCER- Welding

  • AWS Certification

High Paying Careers

  • Manufacturing Engineer $120,000

  • Underwater Welder $90,000

  • Machinery Mechanic $50,000