Undergraduate Certificate, Welding
- Mission Statement
The Undergraduate Technology Certificate programs provide entry-level skills in Welding, Construction and Occupational Safety and Health.
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Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate technical knowledge and skills required in today's metal fabrication and structural welding environments.
- Demonstrate applications of specifications and welding procedures to specific job tasks.
- Demonstrate safe work habits by assessing hazards and using best practices to avoid exposure to risk of injury, and to avoid damaging equipment.
Welding Certificate Requirements: 30 - 31 Credits
- CM A101 Introduction to CADD for Building Construction or CIS A105 Intro to Personal Computers and Application Software
- HUMS A153 Human Relations or HUMS A155 Human Relations in the Workplace
- MATH A101 Technical Math or MATH A105 Intermediate Algebra
- OSH A101 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
- PRPE A108 Introduction to College Writing or ENGL A111 Methods of Written Communication
- TECH A295 Technical Internship
- WELD A112 Shielded Metal Arc Welding
- WELD A114 Welding of High Strength Steel
- WELD A157 Technical Drawing for Welders
- WELD A190 Selected Topics in Welding
Upon completion of this certificate program, students are prepared for an entry-level Welding Technician position.
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting or brazing equipment to weld metal components or fill holes or seams of fabricated metal products safely and efficiently.
The average wage of a welder is about $30 per hour.
Alaska's employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities.