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(Level I Certificate)
Eastfield and Mountain View only
- 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.SMAW
The Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) certificate program is designed to qualify students in the shielded metal arc welding processes on either plate or pipe in accordance to the American Welding Society (AWS) or the American Petroleum Institute (API) welding procedures. These courses can be offered concurrently as CEU courses.
The certificate program provides learning experiences and/or capstone experiences in accordance to AWS D1.1 or API 1104 certifications.
|WLDG 1428||Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)||4|
|WLDG 1457||Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)||4|
|WLDG 2443||Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)||4|
|WLDG 1471||Welding Qualifications||4|
|Minimum Hours Required||16|
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.