Welding

CLUSTER:

Manufacturing


STATE QUALIFYING EVENT:

Required


PARTICIPATION:

Individual


LEVEL:

National Contest


CONTEST TYPE:

Skilled and Technical

Welding

Through a series of stations, competitors are tested on various aspects of welding, including measuring weld replicas, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW). Competitors complete a steel project and weld an aluminum project in various positions using a variety of filler metals.

The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.