The Welding Certificate program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the techniques of inert gas, oxyacetylene, electric arc welding, and plasma cutting. Job opportunities include erection welders, shipyard welders, welding shop fabrication, maintenance welders, construction welders, and structural steel welders.

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


Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

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

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

WLD 111

2

6

4

SPRING SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours

WLD 113

3

3

4

SUMMER SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credit Hours