Welding Technology Certificate

This program is designed to provide basic skills necessary to pursue a career in welding. Students will learn skills dealing with the fabrication of metal products from rolled, stamped, forged or cast shapes. Curriculum will also focus on the type of metal, position of weldments, and use of structural shapes in a manner similar to that used in industrial processing. Upon completing this program students will be prepared to work as a welding operator, welding technician, or welding maintenance technician. This program is offered for full-time and part-time, day or night, as well as early college and dual enrollment students. Students planning to continue with an associate’s degree should consult with an MCC counselor.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS 25-26 CR. HRS.
CAD 150 3
Blueprint Reading
ELTC 101AL&L 4
Electricity-Basic
MT 101A 3
Basic Machining
W 101 3
Basic Welding
W 102A 3
Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)
W 103A 3
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)
W 105 3
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
Choose One (1) Course from: 3-4
TMAT 101A
Technical Math I
TMAT 102A
Technical Math II
TMAT 201
Technical Math III
MATH 100A
Intermediate Algebra
MATH 111
Algebra with Coordinate Geometry (Recommended for Transfer)
Total 25-26

Source: MCC 2018-19 Catalog

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