Welding Certificate (WELD)

(CIP Code 480508)

36 Semester Hours

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.

Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses must 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.

courses required to complete this program

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:


COL 105 Freshman Seminar 303

IMT 211 Industrial Skills II 332

WLD 106 Gases and Arc Welding 433

WLD 111 Welding I 462



WLD 103 Print Reading I 101

WLD 113 Arc Welding II 433

WLD 132 Inert Gas Welding Ferrous 433

WLD 160 Fabrication Welding 332



WLD 109 Gas Metal Arc Welding II 332

WLD 142 Maintenance Welding 332

WLD 222 Advanced Fabrication Welding 433



363026Program Total


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

Program Contact

Reis, Axel Department Chair, Welding