Jul 12, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding, Certificate

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CIP: 48.0508
School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1664

Successful completion of this certificate provides students with entry-level skills and knowledge for the welding industry today. The foundation of knowledge and skills learned will enable students to quickly adapt to employer’s needs or obtain certifications in whatever welding procedure needed. Knowledge base will include Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Tungsten Gas Arc Welding (TGAW), Oxy Acetylene Welding and Cutting (OAW, OAC) and allied processes. Certificate eligible for Financial Aid.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Provide leadership in creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Select tools, equipment and materials based on characteristics and properties for necessary welding procedures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in various welding processes (oxy-acetylene, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, flux cored arc, gas tungsten, etc.) to assure adequate weld integrity and appearance.
  • Interpret blueprint welding symbols to fabricate components.
  • Apply basic math skills and geometry to correctly identify and solve welding problems.

Total 41 Credits

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