2022-2023 Course Catalog 
    Jun 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog

Basic Welding, (CSC)

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Program Info

Minimum credits: 18
Length: 1-2 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-995-03 CIP Code: 48.0508


Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Basic Welding prepares students with no prior welding experience for entry-level jobs in basic welding and fabricating.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will:

  • Could earn AWS (American Welding Society) certifications.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of welding terms and definitions.
  • Demonstrate basic Metal Arc / MIG / TIG Welding skills.
  • Demonstrate layout and blueprint reading skills.

Industry Credentials: A student will have the opportunity to qualify and earn certifications in the following areas AWS - ARC 1g & 3g plate, AWS GMAW, AWS 3g & 4g plate.