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General Basic Welding Certificate

This certificate is the recommended first step to employment in the welding field.

The general basic welding certificate verifies that the student can demonstrate several welding and cutting processes. It is designed for automotive students, artists, hobby welders or students interested in exploring welding as a possible career.

(Major Code 4590; State CIP Code 48.0508)

First Semester

MFAB 124Introduction to Welding3
MFAB 180Blueprint and Symbols Reading for Welders2
INDT 155Workplace Skills1
INDT 125Industrial Safety/OSHA 303
Total Hours9

Second Semester

MFAB 131Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) I*3
MFAB 133Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) I*3
Total Hours6

Total Program Hours: 15