Award: Certificate in Career Studies
Option: Professional Welder-Fabricator
Length: Sixteen (16) credit hours
Lead Faculty/Program Head: Doug Wiggins
Purpose: The purpose of this program is to train the entrant to be able to weld and read blueprints. Reading blueprints and then fabricating the object by welding will be the core of this program.
The program entrant shall be able to read any industry shop drawing or print and then fabricate the object without supervision using the most efficient welding process available.
An eighth-grade reading level shall be required as well as general college admission requirements.
Course Number, Title, Credits
DRF 166 Blueprint Reading for Welders 2
IND 113 Materials and Processes in Manufacturing 3
WEL 123 Arc Welding I 3
WEL 124 Arc Welding II 3
WEL 117 Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting 3
WEL 135 Inert Gas Welding 2
Total Minimum Credits 16