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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 COLLEGE CATALOG

Advanced Welder CSC


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Purpose: The career studies certificate program is a response to the non-conventional short-term program of studies needed by many adults within the college’s region. It offers a series of specialized program options which represent a wide variety of adult career and academic interest course areas. The options within this program are intended to represent the minimum amount of college course work considered representative of these fields of study. Each of the program options is designed as a distinct “mini-curriculum” within a broader range of adult educational possibilities.

Admission Requirements: Applicants should meet the general requirements for admission to the college. Placement tests may be required in some areas.

This program is intended for students to obtain entry-level welding skills for job placement. The curriculum contains competencies of the American Welding Society’s (AWS) SENSE program which is an industrial standard for welder education and training. This career studies certificate includes the following content: specific weld process training, thermal cutting processes, quality control, semi-automatic welding process, inert-gas-shield  arc welding, industrial safety, shop fabrication equipment and manufacturing assemblies from drawings. All courses are transferable to the Welding Technology Certificate  .

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at https://www.nr.edu/ge/.

Total: 14


Total: 12


Total Credits: 26


Note:


  1. WEL 142  may be taken as an additional option. This option is for students in pursuit of higher-level welding qualifications such as pipe welding.

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