Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate

Program Description

Students completing the proposed Shielded Metal Arc Welding certificate will understand shop equipment and safety and be able to weld teejoints, lap joints, butt joints and outside corners to given specifications. Students will weld in the flat, vertical, and overhead position and be introduced to gas and bronze welding and cutting. In addition, students will weld using various electrode grades and pass a vgroove test. Students will also learn basic mathematical skills as applied to the field of mechanics and the measuring techniques required for machine operations in industry.

NOTE: This program is not financial aid eligible.

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Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):

WLDG 102
WLDG 104
Math for Welders2
WLDG 105
Cutting Operations & Plasma1
WLDG 109
Blueprint Reading for Welders3
WLDG 110
Safety, Test and Preparation2
WLDG 210
Work Experience Seminar2

Minimum total hours required for degree: 17