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Welding

Certificate

Expected Hours for Certificate

21

What is Welding Technology Technical Certificate?

Welding Technology Technical Certificate is designed to train individuals in the following processes: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW). These processes are typically used for plate and pipe welding.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to do the following:

  • Learn to operate, make adjustments, and repair the following welding equipment:  GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding or MIG), SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding or Stick), PAC (Plasma Arc Cutting), and OFC (Oxy-Fuel Cutting). 
  • This certificate will allow the student to weld and become proficient in the 1F (Fillet Weld Flat Position), 2F (Fillet Welding Horizontal Position) and up to 3F (Fillet Welding Vertical Position), 4F (Fillet Welding Overhead Position), 2G(Groove Welding Horizontal Position), 3G (Groove Welding Vertical Position), and 4G(Groove Welding Overhead Position).  Students will learn to operate safely and make cuts with an OOxy-Fuel torch, as well as a PAC (Plasma Arc Cutting machine).

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester


ENST 1300


Technical Calculations


3

ENST 1311

Computer Aided Design I

3

ENST 1350

Industrial Safety

3

INT 1310

Welding Technology I

3

Fall Semester

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

ENST 1362

Industrial Print Reading

3

INT 1320

Welding Technology II

3

INT 1330

Welding Technology III

3

Spring Semester

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will complete your one year certificate.  Apply to graduate with your certificate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss the possibility of continuing on to complete your A.A.S. Degree in Industrial Technology, Electro-Mechanical Concentration.

CSCC's Advanced Technologies A.A.S. Programs are:

Accredited by ATMAE

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