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.
- 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
This program is designed to be completed in 48 weeks.
This program will cost $8,694 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical debt upon graduation is not available.
The State of Michigan does not have licensure requirements for this profession.
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