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Welding Technology (Certificate)

32 credit hours.

By enrolling in the Manufacturing Technology program, you learn the processes involved in mass production, planning, quality control, material selection and mechatronics. While you learn about tools and equipment, you develop machining skills and learn how to inspect and handle parts, equipment, and finished products. When you complete this program, you can seek employment as a technician, engineering assistant, machine operator, and first-line supervisor.

General Education Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communication 3
MATH 109 or
TMAT 103
College Algebra for Math & Science or
Technical Math I
4 or
4
  Physical Sciences Elective 4
  TOTAL 11

 

Technical Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
TECH 114 Introduction to Technical Graphics 3
MFTG 115 Manufacturing & Production Processes 3
  TOTAL 6

 

Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
WELD 110 Introduction to Welding Processes 3
WELD 116 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 3
WELD 217 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3
WELD 218 Gas Metal Arc Welding 3
WELD 220 Welding Fabrication for Industry 3
  TOTAL 15

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:

Job Title SOC Code
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Solderers and Brazers Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters 51-4122.00 51-4121.07 51-4121.06
The total program cost for completing this certificate is $4,216 for tuition and fees and $1,421 for books and supplies.

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