BASIC SMAW and CUTTING WDT 48.0508 (Short-Term Certificate)
Program Description: The short certificate Welding Program is designed to provide basic knowledge for students that need immediate job placement in field or need a certificate to remain employed. Students will be eligible for jobs at the introductory level. Students will also receive industry recognized credentials. Job Opportunities: The short certificate Welding Program is designed to reduce the shortage of welders for industries in the College service area.
Admission Requirements: High school diploma, GED or demonstrated ability to benefit
Typical Student Load and Courses by Semester
Note: This is a sample course sequence. Courses scheduled each semester may vary according to student progress and the need for developmental classes.
WDT 108 SMAW Fillet OFC WDT 109 SMAW Fillet/PAC/CAC WDT 122 SMAW Fillet/OFC Lab WDT 123 SMAW Fillet/PAC/CAC Lab
2 2 0 0 4
2 2 9 9
3 3 3 3
Total Credit Hours Total Contact Hours
BASIC SMAW AND CUTTING (CIP CODE 48.0508) SHORT CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
The mission of the Basic SMAW and Cutting Short Certificate Program is to prepare students for employment in entry-level welding positions which require making fillet welds in all positions using electrodes in the F-4 groups in accordance with applicable welding codes and safely operating oxyfuel, plasma arc, and carbon arc equipment per applicable welding code. The program mission supports the College mission by providing academic and technical instruction and workforce development.
Welding courses ( 12 credit hours) WDT 108 SMAW Fillet OFC WDT 109 SMAW Fillet/PAC/CAC WDT 122 SMAW Fillet/OFC Lab WDT 123 SMAW Fillet/PAC/CAC lab
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2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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