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    Jul 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Basic Welding, Certificate


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Program Code: TRD.CERT.BWD

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level welding positions and helps prepare students for American Welding Society (AWS) certification. Students acquire skills in shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding and oxy-fuel cutting, with an emphasis on standard welding processes and industrial safety.

Certificate Requirements


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* This course has a prerequisite.

≈ This course has a corequisite.

Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the entry level skill sets of the welding profession;
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the four main processes of welding (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and FCAW);
  3. Identify and select appropriate consumables based on the specific welding process used; and
  4. Interpret basic blueprints and specifications in the welding and pipefitting field.

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