Welding

Award: Career Studies Certificate

Occupational Objectives: The Welding Career Studies Certificate is a response to the short term training needs of many adults in our service region. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment in the welding field. The fundamental objective of the program is to teach students how to weld. Individuals trained in this program must be able to meet welding performance demands of industry; consequently, a minimum amount of time is spent on book and classroom study with most of the time used on supervised welding practice. The program is structured within the following courses:

    Lecture Lab Credits
First Semester        
WEL 121 Arc Welding I 1 3 2
DRF 160 Machine Blueprint 3 0 3
WEL 120 Fundamentals of Welding 1 3 2
WEL 122 Arc Welding II 1 3 2
WEL 135 Inert Gas Welding I 1 3 2
WEL 136 Inert Gas Welding II 1 3 2
MAC 161 Machine Shop Practices I 2 3 3
WEL 145 Welding Metallurgy 3 0 3
Total Minimum Credits for a Career Studies Certificate in Welding 19

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