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Welding Technologies Certification

Welding Technologies


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.

Required Classes*
ELT 100Basic Electricity2
EDMT 103Fundamentals of Machine Tool Operations4
EDMT 120Basic Fluid Power2
EDMT 260Metallurgy and Mechanical Testing4
WELD 190Welding Rapid Skills Training10
WELD 240Shielded Metal Arc Welding-Pipe (SMAW-P)3
WELD 255Advanced Inert Gas Welding3
WELD 265Automated Welding3
Minimum Total Credits: 31

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements.

To make an appointment, call 269.488.4100 (TTC) or 269.373.7800 (ACC).