Welding Technology Certificate
The Welding Technology Certificate Program provides students with a practical understanding of the science, technology and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding.
The welding courses incorporate safety, welding, visual welding inspection and destructive testing. This program provides students with industry standard skills developed through classroom instruction and practical application.
Upon completion of the Welding Technology Certificate Program, students may be employed as entry-level welders in manufacturing and/or the construction industry.
Emphasis is placed on developing the manipulative skills necessary to obtain certification in Gas Metal Arc welding and Gas Tungsten Arc welding of plate and Shielded Metal Arc welding of plate and pipe.
All courses included in the Welding Technology Certificate Program are core courses for the Diploma program.
Upon successful completion of the Welding diploma, the graduate should be able to:
- Produce acceptable welds on steel plate with proper set up and safe operation of the 3 most widely used welding processes
- Produce acceptable welds on steel pipe with proper set up and safe operation of the SMAW welding process
- Perform miscellaneous welding activities
- Practice safety in the workplace
Total credit hours required for certificate: 17