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.
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- Available Online
- Available Hybrid
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WLDG 1204 Fundamentals of Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting
WLDG 1313 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
4 Second Semester
WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication
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.
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