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Degree Plans - Welding Technology Entry Level Option (Certificate)

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Welders join metal parts using heat and/or pressure to form a permanent bond. Our entry level certificate of proficiency in Welding Technology provides you with a fast track to using the skills you learn in the real world.

Our highly qualified professors will teach you hands-on using the equipment and safety practices for several different welding processes. Additionally, you will learn blueprint reading as well as layout and fabrication skills.

Come take your first step to a new career

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
Certificate
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Exempt
Degree Plan

TSI Exempt

First Semester  

WLDG 1204 Fundamentals of Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting

2

WLDG 1313 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders

3

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

4
Second Semester  

WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

4

WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication

3

WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

4
Summer Session 1  

WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)

3
Total Semester Hours 23

NOTE: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for TJC and take the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test.  Bennett test scores will not be used to exclude a student from enrollment in the program.

NOTE: Department-specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair.

All new students are required to attend welding orientation.

All required WLDG courses must be completed with a "C" or better.

Gainful Employment Report
https://www.tjc.edu/ge/weldingentrylevel