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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5851N
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 48.0508

Instructional Council: Applied Technology
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this degree, students may pursue a career as:
51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters and Welder Fitters

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Welding: Gas Metal / Flux Cored Arc Welding (GMAW)/(FCAW) prepares students for industry code certification testing. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Welding as well as certificates in the following areas of specialization are also available: Welding: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Ferrous, Welding: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Non-Ferrous, Welding: Shielded Metal Arc welding (SMAW) Plate, and Welding: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Pipe.

Learning Outcomes
1. Adhere to industry safety regulations applicable to welding environments. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
2. Demonstrate proficient use of machines, tools and equipment in the welding environment. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
3. Using appropriate welding and cutting processes and procedures, prepare various types of weld joints per industry standards. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
4. Using appropriate welding and cutting processes and procedures, perform various types of welds on industry standard joint types in all positions. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
5. Describe quality control standards and practices applied in welding inspection in the welding industry. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
6. Interpret technical drawings common to welding. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
7. Use mathematical skills to solve basic welding problems. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
8. Solve basic welding problems applying a fundamental understanding of the physical, mechanical and chemical properties of materials. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
9. Demonstrate quality workmanship in a timely manner. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
10. Demonstrate professional knowledge and personal accountability. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
11. Effectively communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing in various workplace environments. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
12. Identify the challenges and employment opportunities within the field of welding. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
13. Identify opportunities to expand knowledge, skills, and abilities within the field of welding. (WLD106AA, WLD206AA, WLD206AB)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
WLD106AA Introduction to SMAW 5
+ WLD206AA Introduction to GMAW/FCAW and GTAW 5
+ WLD206AB Advanced GMAW and FCAW 5
Credits: 15

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.