Advanced Welding Certificate

Program: Welding

Advanced Welding Certificate provides the student with the skills necessary to perform tasks to the American Welding Society (AWS) standards in multiple processes.

Through a combination of classroom and laboratory training, the student will learn the applications of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), as well as the necessary safety, blueprint reading, and practical application skills needed for employment in today’s welding industry.

Required Courses

WLD 102 Introduction to Welding 2.0
WLD 103 Print Reading I 1.0
WLD 105 Print Reading II 1.0
WLD 108 Gas Metal Arc Welding I 4.0
WLD 113 Arc Welding II 4.0
WLD 115 Arc Welding III 4.0
WLD 117 Specialized Arc Welding 4.0
WLD 132 Inert Gas Welding Ferrous 4.0
WLD 136 Advanced Inert Gas Welding 2.0
WLD 142 Maintenance Welding 3.0
WLD 154 Pipefitting and Welding 4.0
WLD 208 Advanced Pipe Welding 3.0
WLD 229 Inert Gas Welding Pipe II 2.0
Subtotal   38.0
Total Credit Hours   38.0

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Read and interpret occupationally specific blueprints for welders 
  • Preform Gas Metal Arc Shielded Metal Arc, and Gas Tungsten Arc welds to acceptable industry standards. 
  • Demonstrate the necessary skills needed to apply GMAW SMAW AND GTAW on various joint designs.
  • Understand and demonstrate occupational welding safety practices.