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Welding Technologies Certification

WELDING TECHNOLOGIES

Certificate

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.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

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Required Classes*
Course
Class
Credits
ELT 100
Basic Electricity
2
EDMT 103
Fundamentals Machine Tool Ops
4
EDMT 120
Basic Fluid Power
2
EDMT 260
Metallurgy/Mechanical Testing
4
WELD 190
Welding Rapid Skills Training
10
WELD 240
Shld Metal Arc Wld-Pipe/SMAW-P
3
WELD 255
Advanced Inert Gas Welding
3
WELD 265
Automated Welding
3
Minimum Total Credits: 31

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements and sequencing. To make an appointment, call 269.488.4100 (TTC) or 269.373.7800 (ACC) or 269.548.3205 (BHLC)