Purpose

The vision of Welding Technology is to promote safety and performance standards, enhance leadership, and provide relevant curriculum vital to the education of all students.

Welding Technology will:

  • Operate as the venue for nationally recognized industry standard training.
  • Provide a critical link in school to employment or postsecondary education.
  • Develop stronger relationships with the community in terms of mutual advocacy, cooperative field experiences, employment placement, and support for relevant student organizations and competitions.
  • Represent an important component in the education of all students.
  • Require and promote critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Offer an up to date curriculum based on standards that adapt to changes in the industry.
  • Integrate academic skills into the business education curriculum in order to insure that students develop excellent written & verbal communications skills, computational skills, and scientific problem-solving skills.
For more information, visit the Kentucky Department of Education's website,
or contact Mr. Chris King via email at chris.king@mercer.kyschools.us.