Welding Certificate: New

Program Description

The Welding Certificate Program is designed to enable the graduate to succeed in employment as a welder in the industry. The graduate will be proficient in oxy-acetylene weldingand cutting, arc welding, MIG, and TIG welding. Students receive various levels of welding proficiency after successfully completing tests which measure their welding skills.Technician-level skills are developed in courses such as blueprint reading and measurement. At the Quad Cities Campus, courses are taught at the United Township High Schoolfacilities.

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BHC also offers a short term non-credit certificates in MIG or Stick/TIG welding.

Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):

First Semester

WLDG 101 SMAW I – 3WLDG 102 SMAW II – 4WLDG 104 Math for Welders – 2WLDG 105 Cutting Operations and Plasma – 1WLDG 109 Blueprint Reading for Welders – 3WLDG 110 Safety, Test and Preparation – 2WLDG 210 Work Experience Seminar – 2

Second Semester

WLDG 108 Precision Measurement & Tools – 2WLDG 120 GMAW I – 3WLDG 121 GMAW II – 4WLDG 125 GTAW I – 3WLDG 220 Work Experience II – 2

Minimum total hours required for degree: 31