2023-2024 Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Basic Welding, Certificate

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


* 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.