Welding Technology in Manufacturing Certificate
The Welding Technology in Manufacturing 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 study skills, safety, welding, cutting, weld quality and print reading. 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 industry.
Emphasis is placed on semi-automatic and manual welding processes used in manufacturing.
All but 2 courses included in the Welding Technology in Manufacturing Certificate Program are core courses for the Welding Technology Diploma program. WLD 112 and ACA 111 do not apply towards a Welding diploma.
Upon successful completion of the Welding Technology in Manufacturing Certificate, the graduate should be able to:
- Produce acceptable welds on steel plate with proper set up and safe operation of the 2 most widely used welding processes in manufacturing
- Read blue prints and interpret welding symbols
- Perform miscellaneous welding and cutting activities
- Practice safety in the workplace
Total credits required for certificate: 18