Welding Technology Certificate Requirements

The Welding Technology courses are designed to meet the needs of the beginning welding students as well as the needs of people who are upgrading their welding skills. Students will develop their skills in this area through laboratory experience using equipment representative of the welding industry. Welding classes can prepare students to be a certified welder, provide a certificate in Welding Technology, or an Associate in Applied Science degree. The welding curriculum includes Oxyacetylene, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), on both ferrous and nonferrous materials.

Certificate of Achievement (Level I) – NMC Code 036

Effective: Fall 2017

Certificate Requirements: 17

Class

Credits

WPT 111 Welding Theory I

3

WPT 112 Welding Lab I

4

WPT 113 Welding Theory II*

3

WPT 114 Welding Lab II*

4

WPT 160 Welding Qualification Prep

3

 

Certificate of Achievement (Level II) NMC Code 016

Effective: Fall 2017

Level I Certificate Requirements: 17

Level II Certificate Requirements: 15

Class

Credits

DD 101 Print Reading and Sketching

3

DD 110 Basic Metallurgy

3

EET 103 Electrical Studies I

3

MFG 111 Math for Manufacturing

3

MFG 113 Machining I

3


total Level II Certificate Requirements: 32

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