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Welding Certificates Suggested Schedule










Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) Certificate

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This certificate focuses on a specific welding process skill and culminates with the passing of a standard welder qualification test using the covered process. The training time needed to pass the culminating welder qualification test will vary based on past experience and pace of learning. To qualify for certification, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or above in all required course work. Students who want to advance their skills in this welding specialty can add the following two courses for an Advanced Welding Specialty certificate: WT 115 or WT 116, and WMATH 100.

Aluminum Welding Certificate

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This certificate focuses on a specific welding process skill and culminates with the passing of a standard welder qualification test using the covered process. The training time needed to pass the culminating welder qualification test will vary based on past experience and pace of learning. To qualify for certification, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or above in all required course work. Students who want to advance their skills in this welding specialty can add the following two courses for an Advanced Welding Specialty certificate: WT 115 or WT 116, and WMATH 100.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Certificate

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This certificate focuses on a specific welding process skill and culminates with the passing of a standard welder qualification test using the covered process. The training time needed to pass the culminating welder qualification test will vary based on past experience and pace of learning. To qualify for certification, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or above in all required course work. Students who want to advance their skills in this welding specialty can add the following two courses for an Advanced Welding Specialty certificate: WT 115 or WT 116, and WMATH 100.

Welding Fundamentals: Steel Micro Certificate

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This micro certificate is designed to familiarize students with the SVC Welding program and to provide an introduction to the main manual and semiautomatic welding processes used in industry today. Students will learn the basic theory of operation and safety requirements for each of the covered processes and be introduced to hands on welding techniques in the shop setting.

Welding Fundamentals: Aluminum Micro Certificate

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: This micro certificate is designed to familiarize students with the SVC Welding program and to provide an introduction to the main manual and semiautomatic welding processes used in industry today. Students will learn the basic theory of operation and safety requirements for each of the covered processes and be introduced to hands on welding techniques in the shop setting.

Welding in Manufacturing: SMAW

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Program designed for students who want to develop the skills necessary to obtain entry-level welding employment in a manufacturing-related industry.

Welding in Manufacturing: Wirefeed Welding

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: Wirefeed Welding (FCAW). Program designed for students who want to develop the skills necessary to obtain entry level welding employment in a manufacturing related industry.

Welding in Manufacturing: Inert Gas/Aluminum Weld

First Year

Second Year

NOTE: Inert Gas and Aluminum Welding. Program designed for students who want to develop the skills necessary to obtain entry-level welding employment in a manufacturing-related industry.