Basic Welding Technology Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

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

  • Demonstrate communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proper safety practices in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate basic welding techniques.

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The Basic Welding Level I Workforce Certificate can be completed in one 16-week semester through a mix of face-to-face and online classes. The certificate is designed to prepare the student with the basic welding skills and technical knowledge for an entry-level position in the welding industry.  The certificate is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Basic Welding Technology Certificate

First Semester
WLDG 1313 INTRODUCTION TO BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDERS 3 credit hours
WLDG 1407 INTRODUCTION TO WELDING USING MULTIPLE PROCESSES 4 credit hours
WLDG 2413 INTERMEDIATE WELDING USE MULTIPLE PROCESSES 4 credit hours
WLDG 1427 WELDING CODES AND STANDARDS 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

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 Division Chair.