Welding (Certificate)


The certificate in Welding is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Technical courses and shop experience comprise the majority of the program. The remaining courses are in related subjects and general education.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Follow industry safety practices
  • Cut metals using (oxyfuel and plasma arc) cutting processes
  • Weld in (flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions) using the basic welding processes of SMAW,
  • GMAW, FCAW and GTAW.
  • Apply basic math and measurement
  • Read and interpret basic blueprints and welding symbols to fabricate components       

Program Requirements

An academic advisor will review your preparation in Mathematics and English with you. You’ll be guided to appropriate preliminary coursework to give you the greatest chance of success in this program.

Employment Opportunities

The Certificate in Welding will prepare students for the occupational goal of welder.

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