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 42 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

First Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Welding Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
WLDG 1313 INTRODUCTION TO BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDERS 3
WLDG 1407 INTRODUCTION TO WELDING USING MULTIPLE PROCESSES 4
WLDG 2413 INTERMEDIATE WELDING USE MULTIPLE PROCESSES 4
WLDG 1427 WELDING CODES AND STANDARDS 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Welding Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
WLDG 2447 ADVANCED GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW) 4
WLDG 1435 INTRODUCTION TO PIPE WELDING 4
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATH 3
OSHT 1320 ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SAFETY 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 14

Third Semester (Summer)

Third semester courses and credits required to earn the Welding Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
WLDG 2352 ADVANCED FLUX CORED ARC WELDING 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 3

Total Credit Hours: 32

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.