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College Catalog: Industrial Technology and Trades: Professional Welder – Plate

Program: Professional Welder – Plate
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-995-77
Length: 12 credit hours, two (2) semesters
Program Head: Steven Street

Purpose: This program provides beginning welding students with an introduction to the various types of processes, equipment and materials used in welding.

Occupational Objectives: Upon completion of this program, graduates possess the knowledge and skills required for entry level employment in the welding Industry and for continuing to progress through other welding fields.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will have the ability to weld plate, using Shielded Metal Arc Welding process (SMAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), to both a visual and bend test standard. Optional X-ray certification through the American Welding Society is available at additional cost.

Admission Requirements: General admission requirements of the College apply. Placement testing is not required.

Professional Welder-Plate (221-995-77)
Required Courses and Credits
Sample Schedule
WEL 117 Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting 3
WEL 123 Arc Welding I 3
WEL 124 Arc Welding II 3
WEL 141 Qualification Tests 3
Total Program Credits 12