This is an archived DCCCD Online Catalog. Please visit our current Online CatalogOnline Catalog at https://www1.dcccd.edu/catalog/cattoc.cfm?loc=DCCCD.
DCCCD 2010-2011 Catalog banner
Previous Catalog Years  Previous Catalog Years
Catalog Table of Contents  Catalog Table of Contents
    Degrees Degrees
         Degree Plans by Location  Degree Plans by Location
         Degree Plans by Subject  Degree Plans by Subject
         Course Descriptions  Course Descriptions
DCCCD Core Curriculum  DCCCD Core Curriculum
DCCCD Core Curriculum  DCCCD Core Options for AAS Awards
Transfer Services  Transfer Services
Degree Plans - Welding Technology - Welding Technology Certificate (Archived)

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.

Show me the May 28, 2010, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2010-2011.


WELDING TECHNOLOGY

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield and Mountain View only

EFC-New September 1, 2010.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.WLDG.TECH.9/10

The Welding certificate program is designed to qualify students in the Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW), or Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) processes on either plate or pipe in accordance to the American Welding Society (AWS) or the American Petroleum Institute (API) welding procedures. The student may elect to complete the program either as a CEU program or as a credit certificate program.

The certificate program provides learning experiences and/or capstone experiences in accordance to AWS D1.1 or API 1104 certifications.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

TRACK A

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4

OR

TRACK B

WLDG 1425 Introduction to Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting 4
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding 4

OR

TRACK C

WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
WLDG 2447 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
8

SEMESTER II

TRACK A

WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1471 Welding Qualifications 4

OR

TRACK B

WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
WLDG 1471 Welding Qualifications 4

OR

TRACK C

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1471 Welding Qualifications 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

Student must complete all courses in one track (A, B, or C) to be considered a completer for this certificate.

Skip to Home navigation