Program Overview

welding

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate


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

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/wld
Degree: Certificate
Plan 24WO

Develop skills relating to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - also known as stick-welding - to join metal using heat and electricity. Develop fundamental fabrication skills, industrial math skills and how to read blueprints used in metal fabrication and welding. The certificate courses ladder into a degree program.

Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

9 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Welding Blueprint Reading

3

course

General Welding

3

course

General Welding II

3

Second Semester

15 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Gas Welding, Brazing and Thermal Cutting

3

course

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (First 8 weeks)

3

course

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (Second 8 weeks)

3

course

Applied Welding Fabrication I

3

course

Welding Certification and Testing

3

Total Hours for Certificate

24

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

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