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Welding Technology Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proper safety practices in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate basic welding techniques.
  • Demonstrate the basic use of cutting tools.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the proper tool necessary for the related task to be performed.
  • Demonstrate proper welding joint design and proper joint preparation.

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This certificate can be completed through a mix of face-to-face and online classes. The program is designed to take one year, or 42 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

First Semester
WLDG 1413 INTRODUCTION TO BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDERS 4 credit hours
WLDG 1407 INTRODUCTION TO WELDING USING MULTIPLE PROCESSES 4 credit hours
WLDG 2413 INTERMEDIATE WELDING USE MULTIPLE PROCESSES 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 12
Second Semester
WLDG 2447 ADVANCED GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW) 4 credit hours
WLDG 1435 INTRODUCTION TO PIPE WELDING 4 credit hours
WLDG 1427 WELDING CODES 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 12
Third Semester (Summer)
WLDG 2352 ADVANCED FLUX CORED ARC WELDING 3 credit hours
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.