Career Studies Certificates


Career Studies Certificate Welding I


This career studies certificate is a one semester certificate.


This curriculum is designed for individuals wishing to obtain fundamental skills for immediate entry-level positions in the welding trade as welding apprentices or welding laboratory assistants.

Occupational Objectives: 

The welding certificate program provides a firm foundation of skills on which students will be able to build their career.

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
SAF 127 Industrial Safety 2 0 2
WEL 100 Fundamentals of Welding 3
WEL 123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Basic) 2 3 3
WEL 150 Welding Drawing and Interpretation 3 0 3
WEL 160 Gas Metal Arc Welding 1 4 3
WEL 164 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) 2 3 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 10 10 17


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