Purpose: This career studies certificate prepares students for a variety of entry-level positions in the welding industry. The curriculum contains competencies of the American Welding Society’s (AWS) SENSE program, which is an industrial standard for welder education and training. The framework for all of the courses includes specific weld process training, thermal cutting processes, quality control, industrial safety, shop fabrication equipment and manufacturing assemblies from drawings. Certifications for various welding qualifications are offered.
Admission Requirements: Applicants should meet the general requirements for admission to the college. Placement tests may be required in some areas.