Program Overview

welding

General Welding Certificate


Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2044

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/wld
Degree: Certificate
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The General Welding Certificate is for those who want to acquire the technical knowledge and skills required for workers in welding. Learn industry safety standards in welding. Develop fundamental skills in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Oxy-fuel Welding. Additional skillsets will be developed in thermal cutting, industrial math applications and learn how to read blueprints used in metal fabrication and welding. Students earning a General Welding Certificate will also earn the AWS-SENSE Level 1 certificate. The certificate courses ladder into a degree program.

Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

9 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Welding Blueprint Reading

3

course

General Welding I

3

course

General Welding II

3

Total Hours for Certificate

9

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact the Engineering, Math and Physical Science division at (847) 543-2044.