Career Studies Certificates


Career Studies Certificate Welding II


This career studies certificate is a one semester certificate.


This curriculum provides advanced welding skill training that will be useful in a broad range of industrial careers.

Occupational Objectives: 

This curriculum provides both hands-on training and a detailed knowledge base in the most prevalent welding and cutting processes used in industry today.

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.
WEL 124 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Advanced) 3-4
WEL 141 Welding Qualification Tests 2 3 3
WEL 142 Welding Qualification Tests II 2 3 3
WEL 161 Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) 2 3 3
WEL 166 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) 2 3 3
WEL 235 Advanced Gas Metal Welding (GMAW) 1 6 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 9 18 18-19


WCC FacebookWCC TwitterWCC InstagramWCC LinkedInWCC YoutubeWytheville Community College on TikTok

Transparency in Procurement