The Welding Certificate Program puts students on the fast track to a successful career within the welding, construction, mining, heavy equipment and manufacturing industries. The course consists of a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on lab modules aimed towards preparing student welders for job placement upon completion. This program provides the necessary foundations in safety, equipment operation, metallurgy, and applications of various welding and cutting processes to prepare students for welder qualification testing.


Prefix First Semester Courses Credits
COL 102 College & Career Readiness 1
WLD 100 Introduction to Welding & Industrial Safety 2
WLD 110 Welding Symbols and Blueprint Reading 2
WLD 120 Thermal Cutting and Welding Processes 4
WLD 140 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 3
WLD 150 Metal Fabrication and Rigging 3

Second Semester Courses
MTH 106 Mathematics for the Engineering Technologies 4
WLD 160 Gas Metal/Flux Cored Arc Welding (GMAW)/(FCAW) 5
WLD 170 Metallurgy 2
WLD 180 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 3
WLD 220 Weld Inspection and Testing 1
WLD 240 Pipe and Plate Qualification 2
Total Credits: 32



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