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CAREER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM INFORMATION CHART

 

Reading Level of Textbook

and Program Materials

9th – 12th grade

Textbooks and training guides at 9th grade level

Math Skills

used in this program

Basic math(+, -, x, ¸) ,fractions, percentages

Measuring skills – linear

Geometry - angles

Classroom Tests

Unit tests, 4 – 5 tests per marking period

Certification Tests

 

AWS

CareerSafe (OSHA)

NOCTI

Lecture

 

Level 1 – 1.5 hours, 3x/week

Level 2 – 1.5 – 2 hours/weekly

Level 3 – 30-60 minutes/week

Homework Requirement

Occasional

Task List

Aligned with:  PA Department of Education Program of Study                              

More information available on www.citvt.com

 

 

Program Aptitudes

Ability to read & comprehend

Ability to read diagrams

Essential Physical Requirements

Hand-eye coordination

Good manual dexterity

Physical strength required for some jobs

Ability to stand for long periods of time

Soft Skills

Ability to follow directions

Time management skills

Uniform & Tool Requirements

Uniform & steel toe boots ($50-100)

Notebook

Calculator

Tape measure – at least 10 feet in length

Work Environment

Can be dangerous – high heat, explosive gases

Not recommended for individuals with breathing problems

Safety Concerns

Ability to follow safety procedures

See “Work Environment” for additional information

 

 

Co-op / Clinical

 

Must meet eligibility requirements for grades, attendance, performance and percentage of program completion.

Articulation Agreements

Penn College

NCC

Baran Institute of Technology

Welder Training & Testing Institute

Most current information can be found through www.citvt.com, look for “How to Earn College Credit” or collegetransfer.net

Sample of Career Opportunities

(O*Net ID)

Metal Fabricators & Fitters ( 51-2041.00)

Welders, Cutters & Welder Fitters (51-4121.06)

Solderers and Brazers (51-4121.07)

Welding, Soldering and Brazing Machine Setters (51-4122.00)

Helpers – Production Workers (Welder Helpers) (51-9198.00)

 

WELDING TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                               C.I.P. CODE: 48.0508 

 

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