Certificate of Proficiency
PurposeThe Welding Certificate of Proficiency program prepares students for advanced welding skills in FCAW (Flux cored Arc), GTAW (TIG), GMAW (MIG), and SMAW (stick) welding. Students will have the opportunity to gain WABO Welding Certification.
Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:
Follow industry safety practices and recognize the effects of welding on health.
Set-up and adjust SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, and oxy-fuel equipment and accessories.
Identify and make repairs on finished welds.
Interpret information on welding blueprints.
Apply principles of Metallurgy to welding fabrication and inspection.
Create workable drawings to scale for reproduction.
Recommended course schedule
Fall Quarter, First Year
|MATH 095||Basic Math (if needed)||1-5|
|WELD 159||Oxyfuel & GTAW Theory||4|
|WELD 160||Oxyfuel & GTAW Theory Lab||9|
|WELD 167||Metallurgy for Welders||4|
Winter Quarter, First Year
|COMM 101||Written Communications||3|
|MATH 116||Industrial Math||5|
|WELD 161||Arc Welding Theory||4|
|WELD 162||Arc Welding Lab||9|
Spring Quarter, First Year
|DET 166||Shop Skills||3|
|WELD 126||Industrial Drafting||2|
|WELD 164||MIG Welding Theory||4|
|WELD 165||MIG Welding Lab||6|
Fall Quarter, Second Year
|WELD 265||Advanced Arc Welding Theory||4|
|WELD 266||Advanced Arc Welding Lab||9|
|WELD 271||Blueprint Reading for Welders||4|
Completion of H R 110 - Human Relations in the Workplace (3 credits) is required and may be completed during any quarter.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The U.S. Education Department's Gainful Employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students.
Estimated Quarterly Program Costs
(subject to change without notice)
|Resident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*||
|US Citizen Nonresident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*||
|Non US Citizen Nonresident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*||
|Books and supplies (estimate)||
Refer to quarterly class schedule
For Gainful Employment information please click "here".*Tuition is subject to change due to State Legislative actions