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
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
Second Semester
WLDG 2447 ADVANCED GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW) 4 credit hours
WLDG 1435 INTRODUCTION TO PIPE WELDING 4 credit hours
TECM 1301 INDUSTRIAL MATH 3 credit hours
OSHT 1320 ENERGY INDUSTRIAL SAFETY 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 14
Third Semester (Summer)
WLDG 2352 ADVANCED FLUX CORED ARC WELDING 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

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.