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Welding

This degree or certificate is designed to train students in all fundamental processes of welding including Oxy/Acetylene, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Arc, and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG). Students prepare to successfully pass the American Welding Society (AWS) certification exams and to enter this in-demand workforce within one to two years. Students must complete all required courses for a minimum of 19 - 20 units.  Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to read engineering drawings and solve technical mathematics problems as they relate to welding tasks. Students will complete introductory and advanced level welding projects using various techniques and procedures. Students will discuss metallurgical concepts, heat treating procedures, and machine tool technology concepts.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  ENGR 102 Engineering Print Reading for Industry 2
  WELD 117
 Introduction to Welding
2
 WELD 117 or equivalent
WELD 118
or
WELD 121

 General Welding

General Welding

2
or
3
WELD 121 or equivalent WELD 122 General Welding 3
  WELD 123 Occupational Welding 3
  WELD 124 Occupational Welding 3

WELD 117 or 121 or equivalent

WELD 117 or 118 or 125 or equivalent

WELD 125
or
WELD 126

Advanced Welding Procedures

Occupational Welding Certificate Shop

1
or
1
  MTLGY 150 Principles of Metallurgy and Heat Treating 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 19-20
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2020

GCC Catalog 2020-2021

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.