Welding Master Certificate

The Welding Master Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-Montgomery and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

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Program Description

The Master Welding Certificate takes students through the education and hands on training necessary to become a working welder. The training offers welding and welding-related skills such as industrial safety, oxyfuel, plasma cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten and welding and courses in blue print and math related to the industry.

  • Contact Hours: 391
  • Cost of Program: $4,700
  • Median Wage: $34,977 per year1
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Program Plan

Course Number Title Contact Hours
DFTGC 2102301 Blueprint Reading for Welders 32
WLDGC 2109117 Math for Welders 32
WLDGC 2100302 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Part I 40
WLDGC 2100304 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Part II 40
WLDGC 2104302 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Part I 40
WLDGC 2104303 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Part II 40
WLDGC 2204404 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Part I 40
BUSGC 2101202 Professionalism in the Workplace 7
WLDGC 2204404 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Part I 40
WLDGC 2104101 Shielded Metal Arc Pipe Part I 40
WLDGC 2104102 Shielded Metal Arc Pipe Part II 40

TOTAL Contact Hours for Welding Master Certificate:

391

  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).