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Welding Certificate

The career studies certificate in welding includes courses in

  • oxyfuel welding and cutting
  • inert gas welding
  • industrial safety
  • pipe welding

Completion of the welding certificate will prepare you for work as a welder in a range of industry.

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Description
First Semester
WEL 117Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting233
WEL 123Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Basic)233
WEL 130Inert Gas Welding233
WEL 160Gas Metal Arc Welding233
WEL 150Welding Drawing and Interpretation303
SAF 127Industrial Safety202
TOTAL131217
Second Semester
WEL 126Pipe Welding I233
WEL 141Welder Qualifications Test I233
WEL 129Piping and Fabrication303
WEL 142Welder Qualifications Test II233
TOTAL9912

Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Welding  ... 29

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Industry & Manufacturing Path

Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-995-01
Program Length: 1 Year – 2 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 29
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– Program Degree Completion Plan
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