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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Operator I, CSC


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Purpose

The Welding Operator I career studies certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Technical courses and shop experience comprise the program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. Follow industry safety practices.
  2. Cut metals using oxyfuel and plasma arc cutting processes.
  3. Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions using the basic welding processes of SMAW and GTAW.
  4. Read and interpret basic blueprints and welding symbols to fabricate components.

Employment Opportunities

The Career Studies Certificate in Welding Operator I will prepare students for the occupational goal of an entry level welder.

Program Requirements

Articulation course credits may be earned by the validation of welding skills learned in a vocational school or on-the-job experience.

For Further Information, Contact:

Jimmy Pittman
jpittman@mecc.edu
276.523.9082

Matthew Rose, Dean
mwrose@mecc.edu
276.523.7431

Program of Study


Eligible for NCCER Core and Welding Level One Certification


Total Program Credits: 16


Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

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