The metal fabrication/welding certificate teaches welding skills in the areas of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux core arc welding (FCAW), gas and tungsten arc welding (GTAW), oxy-fuel welding (OFW), oxy-fuel cutting (OFC), and plasma arc cutting (PAC). The students also will receive training in safety and basic blueprint reading, and metallurgy. This certificate gives the student the skills needed to successfully enter the field of welding.

(Major Code 4790; State CIP Code 48.0508)

Welding (Metal Fabrication) Program web page

First Semester

COMS 155Workplace Skills1
MFAB 124Introduction to Welding3
MFAB 131Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) I*3
MFAB 180Blueprint and Symbols Reading for Welders2
MFAB 205Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) II*3
MFAB 240Metallurgy2
Total Hours14

Second Semester

CMGT 100Industrial Safety/OSHA-303
MFAB 133Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) I*3
MFAB 136Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) I*3
MFAB 210Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) II*3
MFAB 241Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) II*3
Total Hours15
Total Program Hours: 29