Precision Welding Certificate


Precision Welding Certificate

The Precision Welding Certificate program provides an individual with a broad overview of related welding skills and techniques as well as the specific skills necessary to be successful in an Advanced Manufacturing environment. Through a combination of classroom and laboratory training, students will learn the applications of SMAW (commonly called stick), MIG, and TIG welding, as well as the necessary safety, blueprint reading and practical application skills needed for employment in the industrial workforce.  This program includes additional time spent preparing the student for the D17.1 American Welding Society (AWS) certification in TIG.  It also includes an opportunity to practice the skills learned throughout the school year in a Co-op or Capstone program over the summer.  Faculty and staff will provide support, but the responsibility for finding a suitable Co-op work experience lies with the student and not WMCC (note: a Co-op is not required).  The AWS Certification D17.1 exam is $225.


Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
BWLD101 Welding Safety 1 0 1
BWLD102 Oxy-Acetylene Cutting and Beveling 0 4 2
BWLD103 SMAW Theory 1 0 1
BWLD104 SMAW Lab 0 6 3
BWLD106 Blueprint Reading I 1 0 1
BWLD107 MIG Welding Theory 1 0 1
BWLD108 MIG Welding Lab 0 6 3
BWLD110 Math for Welders 2 0 2
  Semester Totals 7 16 15
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
BWLD201 Welding Safety II 1 0 1
BWLD205 TIG Welding Theory 1 0 1
BWLD206 Blueprint Reading II 2 0 2
BWLD210 TIG Welding Lab 0 6 3
BWLD215 Advanced Arc Welding 0 6 3
BWLD216 Plasma Cutting Technology 0 2 1
BWLD222 Precision Welding Certification 0 4 2
  Semester Totals 4 18 13
Summer Semester Lec Lab Cr
BWLD223 Welding Co-op 0 10 2
BWLD224 Welding Capstone 0 6 2
  Semester Totals 0 6/10 2
  Total for Certificate     30


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