The Advanced Certificate in Pipe Welding program is designed to take the student who is qualified in structural welding to the next step in the welding industry. Pipe welders are in high demand and require a higher level of expertise to meet industry demands. The Advanced Certificate in Pipe Welding is designed for the student to become proficient in pipe welding using multiple processes.

Students must successfully complete the Welding Certificate prior to being admitted into the Advanced Certificate in Pipe Welding program or pass a welding skills examination.

This program is aligned with the following career clusters: Architecture & Construction and Manufacturing.


Program Contact:

Axel Reis

Department Chair, Welding Technology

(803) 778-7863, ext. 463

M470C


Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

FALL SEMESTER - FIRST YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

SPRING SEMESTER - FIRST YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

WLD 140

3

1

SUMMER SEMESTER - FIRST YEAR

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours