This program is being discontinued. Enrolled students may complete their program of study. Please contact the Academic Advising Office at 313-317-6845 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Certificate of Achievement
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645, email@example.com, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Kevin Ridge: 313-317-4136, firstname.lastname@example.org, Technology Bldg, Room: E-163A
This certificate will develop the skills necessary for a person to become proficient in specialized areas of welding. They will also be able to choose a process in which to attempt a weldment for certification through the American Welding Society for an additional fee. Students will perform a weld utilizing correct procedures to become a certified welder.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Analyze cutting and welding processes to identify and apply appropriate safe work practices.
- Communicate effectively within the industrial welding profession.
- Recognize, set-up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding and fabricating trades.
- Interpret industrial 2-D and 3-D drawings and symbols.
- Operate electrical and thermal cutting processes.
- Set-up and perform welding operations with the appropriate process on various metals in different situations.
- Analyze, in relation to specific welding processes, welding flaws, weld integrity, and appearance.
- Maintenance Welder
- Structural Steel Welder
- Pipe Welder
Required Core Courses
Credit Hours: 23
Required Support Courses
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing||3.00|
|MATH-100: Basic Technical Mathematics||4.00|
|TAFD-120: Industrial Safety Awareness||2.00|
Credit Hours: 9
Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2023 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.