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Welding Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall or Spring
Minimum Program Length: 42 academic weeks; 27 credits
Program ID:  CT.WLD
Curriculum Code: 70319

Program Description

Welding students acquire skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, and Oxy-Fuel Cutting, with an emphasis on Industrial Safety.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience in cutting and welding plate, mild steel pipe and stainless steel pipe.

Professional Opportunities

Welder, fitter and fabricator

Unique Aspects

Courses from this certificate will apply towards an Associate in Applied Science Degree-General Technology with a major in Welding.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the entry level skill sets of the welding profession.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the four main processes of welding (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and FCAW).
  3. Identify and select appropriate consumables based on the specific welding process used.
  4. Interpret basic blueprints and specifications in the welding and pipefitting field.

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