Welding students learn to use gases and welding processes and to braze and solder metal parts according to diagrams, blueprints, and written specifications. This is a four-year program of study with some courses requiring two-blocks of instruction. Some courses may be available for dual enrollment credit through Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC). The four-year program of study includes:

  • Technology Education elective
  • Welding I
  • Welding II
  • Welding III

Note: Applications for this program are open for rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students.  

Program Type

Transfer Program – Students participating in this program will transfer to the program location for all courses and activities.  Express Bus Transportation is available to accepted students living outside the program location boundaries through Specialty Program Transportation

Program Location

Potomac High School

Coordinator: Ms. Norwood

Telephone: 703-441-4200

Email: norwoosm@pwcs.edu 

View the Potomac HS website

Information Meetings

October 26, 2022, 7 p.m. at Potomac HS

January 18, 2023, 7 p.m. at Potomac HS

Attendance Areas

All students in PWCS can apply to this program.