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The Pipe Welder Certficate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-Victory Center. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

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Program Description

Students will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding using mild steel; perform 1G or roll out in pipe, 2G or vertical in fixed position, and start working towards 5G or horizontal in fixed positions.

  • Contact Hours: 80
  • Cost of Program: $1,313
  • Median Wage: $35,960 per year1
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Program Plan

Subject Number Title Contact Hours
WLDGC 1104101

Pipe Welding


TOTAL Contact Hours for Pipe Welder Certificate:


  1. Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013, www.bls.gov/oes.