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Welding I NCCER CertificateCertificate


  • Non-credit FastTrack program

    Industry training, without the need for admissions testing.

  • Full program offered at:

    LSC-Conroe Center

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Call to Action - CE

Program Pathway

Courses Contact Hours
CNBTC 2101106 NCCER Core - Construction Methods and Materials 73
WLDGC 2100401 Fundamentals of Oxy-Fuel Cutting/Welding 40
WLDGC 2102805 SMAW Introduction 130
WLDGC 2105703 SMAW Interim 115
Welding I NCCER Workforce Certificate Total 358

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Program Details

This program results in a Lone Star College and National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certificate.

NCCER is the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for the construction and maintenance craft professional.

NCCER credentials can lead to careers in construction. These credentials are tracked through NCCER's Registry System that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires.


Program cost: $5,907

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Questions that can't wait? Email the LSC-North Harris Continuing Education department or call 281.618.5602.


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