2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Welding Technologies, CERT

The certificate level courses in the welding technologies program guide the student through a series of process skills using manual and automated welding. The program develops foundation and advanced skills using various current welding processes. The types of welding process training include GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG), SMAW (ARC), FCAW and OXY-FUEL and PLASMA cutting. Materials welded include mild steel, aluminum and stainless steel. Courses offered prepare the student for entry level and advanced level employment, job enhancement and may also transfer to a bachelors degree program. Courses offered can also provide the skill set necessary to successfully complete welder certification testing required by many welding companies.

Certificate

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ELT 100Basic Electricity

2

EDMT 103Fundamentals Machine Tool Ops

4

EDMT 120Basic Fluid Power

2

EDMT 260Metallurgy/Mechanical Testing

4

WELD 188Weld Symbols/Blueprint Reading

2

WELD 182Rapid MIG & FCAW Welding

3

and

WELD 184Rapid TIG (GTAW) Welding

3

and

WELD 186Rapid ARC (SMAW) Welding

2

or

WELD 191Rapid CV GMAW/FCAW

4

and

WELD 192Rapid CC SMAW/GTAW

4

WELD 240Shld Metal Arc Wld-Pipe/SMAW-P

3

WELD 255Advanced Inert Gas Welding

3

WELD 265Automated Welding

3

Total Credit Hours: 31

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