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Semi-Automated Welding

Semi-Automated Welding

Purpose: This program is designed to meet the employment requirements of employers hiring welding to perform the Semi-Automated Welding (MIG) process. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to perform this process and to pass the welding test employers use as a part of their hiring process.

Occupational Objective: MIG welders

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College.

Program Requirements: The Semi-Automated Welding program is designed to prepare students to be MIG welders and includes additional coverage of blueprint reading, practice to pass employer welding tests, and soft skills.

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
WEL 117Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting233
WEL 160 Gas Metal Arc Welding233
WEL 123Shielded Metal Arc Welding233
WEL 130Inert Gas Welding233
Total81212

Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Semi-Automated Welding ...  12

Industry & Manufacturing Path

Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-995-50
Program Length: 1 Semester
Minimum Credits: 12
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SWCC is an ATF Accredited Test Facility. We offer low cost testing for a range of processes and student discounted rates. A free skills evaluation is available.

Program Advisor
Nick Johnson
276.964.7253
Davis Hall Room 133