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Welding Technology Certificate Program

Certificate - Welding Technology (37 credits)

The Certificate in Welding Technology is designed for students who would like to obtain a certificate or plan to continue on to obtain a higher degree; or for students seeking qualification for entry level work in the welding trades.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.


Writing and Speaking: (3 credits)
ENGL 119 Technical Communications 3cr
Mathematics: (3 credits)
MATH 115 Technical Math 3cr
Business Management & Technology: (3 credits)
IT 101 Computer Fundamentals OR
DRFT 115 AutoCAD Level I 3cr


WLDT 101 Welding Blueprint Reading, CAD & Safety 4cr
WLDT 105 Arc Welding I 4cr
WLDT 107 Advanced Arc Welding 4cr
WLDT 108 Welding Oxy-Fuel 4cr
WLDT 130 Pipe Welding 4cr
WLDT 141 MIG & TIG 4cr
WLDT 201 Welding Math, Comm & Metallurgy 4cr


Recommended Course Sequence for Full-time Students (Part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 16cr/hrs

WLDT 101 - 4cr
WLDT 105 - 4cr
WLDT 108 - 4cr
WLDT 141 - 4cr

Term 2 - 15cr/hrs

WLDT 107 - 4cr
WLDT 130 - 4cr
WLDT 201 - 4cr
Comm/Math/Business Course 3cr

Term 3 - 6cr/hrs

Comm/Math/Business Course 3cr
Comm/Math/Business Course 3cr

**Summer Semester as needed.

Welding Technology Certificate Program


Advisement Center: (505) 863-7706.

Applied Technology: (505) 863-7523.

Joe Sanchez,Visiting Lecturer, Welding
(505) 863-7510

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