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The Benson High School Welding Program is for students wanting to pursue a college business degree or start their own business in the future. This program has produced several Arizona FBLA State Champions along with four FBLA National Conference top ten teams.

The Welding Program Course Sequence is as follows:          

·         Welding 1 (10th –12th Grade)

·         Welding 2 (11th –12th Grade)

Welding 1 (Cochise College Dual Credit Option - AGR 210)

Requirements:  10th –12th Grade                                 

Two Semester Courses:                1 Credit BHS - 3 Credits Cochise College

Course Prerequisite:      Intro to Agriculture or Construction Core             

Degree of Difficulty:       Average              

This course will cover the theory and application of major welding processes to include parameters, advantages and limitations, applications, equipment, health and safety, introductory welding metallurgy, welding design and inspection and practical application. The course will include aspects of oxyacetylene, arc welding and MIG welding. Emphasis will be placed on flat position welding.  


Welding 2 (Cochise College Dual Credit Option - AGR 250)

Requirements:  11th –12th Grade            

Year-Long Course:           1 Credit BHS - 3 Credits Cochise College

Course Prerequisite:      Welding 1           

Degree of Difficulty:       High      

This course will use what was learned in basic welding and add to the basic skills learned. Emphasis will be placed on vertical, horizontal and overhead welding; the class will culminate in the building of a project

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Benson High School


BENSON, AZ 85602

(520) 720-6710
Benson Unified School District does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or genetic information. The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boys Scouts and other designated youth groups, as required by the Boys Scouts of America Equal Access Act. Inquiries or complaints concerning Title VI, VII, IX, Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act may be referred to the BUSD Title IX and Section 504 Compliance Officer: Micah Mortensen, 360 S. Patagonia St., Benson, AZ 85602;; (520) 720-6731.
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