The Technical Certificate in Welding is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in welding manufacturing by producing students with welding skills applicable in a number of industrial settings.
Program Credential: Technical Certificate
Total Credits Required for Credential: 32
The Technical Certificate in Welding prepares students for a variety of positions, including: Aluminum Welder, Fabricator, Fitter/Welder, Maintenance Welder, Mig Welder, or Sub Arc Operator.
While each industry requires different tasks for professional welders, typical day-to-day tasks include:
Welding components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
Examine work-pieces for defects and measure work-pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.