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 5380; CIP Code 48.0508)

Welding (Metal Fabrication) Program web page

Certificate Requirements

First Semester

COMS 155Workplace Skills1
MFAB 124Introduction to Welding3
MFAB 126Cutting Processes for Welding*3
MFAB 131Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) I*3
MFAB 180Blueprint and Symbols Reading for Welders2
MFAB 205Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) II*3
Total Hours15

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 240Metallurgy2
MFAB 241Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) II*3
Total Hours17

Total Program Hours: 32


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