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Welding Technology Certificate
(Two Semesters, One-Year Program)

Purpose Statement

This certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level welding occupations and provide additional welding skills. Students will learn basic and advanced techniques in oxyacetylene, gas metal arc, shielded metal arc, and gas tungsten arc welding processes. They will use basic math skills to assist them in building and repairing. Brazing, oxyacetylene cutting and blueprint reading are part of the program. Some occupations are combination welder, gas and arc welder, welder/fitter, layout/welder, and fabricator. Graduates will be able to work in shipyards, fabrication shops and the construction industry.

Program of Study

First Semester Course Credit Hours
TECM 1303 Technical Math
3
WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Core Arc Welding
3
WLDG 1313 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders
3
WLDG 1323 Welding Safety, Tools & Equipment
3
WLDG 1327 Welding Codes
3
Total Hours
15
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations
4
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
4
WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
Total Hours
16
Grand Total
31

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog