Welding Certificate Level 2



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First Semester Courses 16 Credits
WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 4
WLDG 1421 Welding Fundamentals 4
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
Second Semester Courses 8 Credits
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
WLDG 2447 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
Third Semester Courses 8 Credits
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Metal Arc Welding (TIG 4
WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4
Fourth Semester Courses 8 Credits
WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding 4
WLDG 2453 Advanced Pipe Welding 4
Welding, Level 2 Certificate 40 Credits



Program Details

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technology is designed to prepare the individual for a career as a welding technician in the fabrication, construction and manufacturing industries. The program includes hands-on application of SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW, processes, in all positions, using pipe, plate and structural shapes. The student is also exposed to basic metallurgy, layout and fabrication, and inspection procedures. The academic requirements of the program provide the foundation for continued studies should the student desire to continue his or her education.

The welding technology certificate program prepares the student for entry-level employment as a structural welder in a specific process. Each certificate program provides the essential skills which include blueprint reading and safety practices in welding procedures in both structural plate and pipe. Courses completed in this certificate program may be applied toward the Welding Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

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