Iowa SENSE Aligned Welding Curriculum Recommended Program Sequence

This resource is provides recommended sequencing of the Iowa SENSE Aligned Welding curriculum. There are two sequences, one for a 9 month program, the other for a 12 month program
Primary Material Type:
Instructor and/or Advisor/Case Manager Support Materials
Des Moines Area Community College
Project Name:
Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Consortium
Funding Source:
Welding curriculum pathway program sequence

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
American Welding Society and multiple welding employers across the state of Iowa were consulted. We worked in partnership with AWS to develop our plans for the curriculum development. Employers across the state were surveyed about welding positions to ensure alignment to needs. Local colleges also consulted with employers in their regions to determine implementation of developed courses.
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing -- Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing (3399)
Production Occupations -- Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Precision Production (48)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
20 minutes
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
SMEs consulted throughout the development of the curriculum.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:
Iowa SENSE Aligned Welding Curriculum


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Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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