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Welding Technology - CERT C

A Certificate is outlined coursework that is designed to prepare a student to head out into the workforce in a short timeframe or for career advancement. This certificate totals 48 credit hours. Consult with an advisor for more information. Click on hyperlink to reveal a full list of courses. If you are interested in honors course options, please visit the HutchCC Honors Program (www.hutchcc.edu/honors) for further information.

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Required Courses


Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Notes

WE102
Welding Blueprint Reading
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE104
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE105
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: WE104 SMAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent.
Fall Spring
Prereq: WE104 SMAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent.

WE106
Cutting Processes for Welding
2.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE110
Gas Metal Arc Welding
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE111
Gas Metal Arc Welding II
3.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding w/Grade of C or Higher.
Fall Spring
Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding w/Grade of C or Higher.

WE112
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
3.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE113
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II
3.00
Spring
Prereq: WE112 GTAW w/Grade of C or Higher.
Spring
Prereq: WE112 GTAW w/Grade of C or Higher.

WE115
Welding Layout and Calculations
2.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE117
Welding Inspection and Qualification I
2.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE128
Welding Metallurgy
2.00
Fall Spring
Fall Spring

WE209
Welding Fabrication Processes
4.00
Fall Spring
Prereq: Departmental Consent.
Fall Spring
Prereq: Departmental Consent.

WE217
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III
4.00
Spring
Prereq: WE112 GTAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent, and WE113 GTAW II w/Grade of C or Higher.
Spring
Prereq: WE112 GTAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent, and WE113 GTAW II w/Grade of C or Higher.

WE218
Shielded Metal Arc Welding III
4.00
Fall
Prereq: WE104 SMAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent, and WE105 SMAW II with a Grade of C or Higher.
Fall
Prereq: WE104 SMAW w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent, and WE105 SMAW II with a Grade of C or Higher.

WE220
Welding Inspection and Qualification II
4.00
Spring
Prereq: WE217 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III, and WE218 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III.
Spring
Prereq: WE217 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III, and WE218 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III.

Electives


  • Welding Options Certificate C
    Credit Hours : 2.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway WE116
      Flux Cored Arc Welding
      2.00
      Spring
      Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent, and WE111 Gas Metal Arc Welding II w/Grade of C or Higher.
      Spring
      Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding w/Grade of C or Higher, or Departmental Consent, and WE111 Gas Metal Arc Welding II w/Grade of C or Higher.

    • WE118
      Industrial Robotic Welding
      2.00
      Spring
      Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding, or Departmental Consent.
      Spring
      Prereq: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding, or Departmental Consent.

  • Welding Safety Options
    Credit Hours : 1.00
    • Course ID
      Course Title
      Credits
      Notes

    • star icon indicates recommended for this degree pathway TR121
      General Industrial Safety/OSHA10
      1.00
      Fall Spring Summer
      Fall Spring Summer

    • WE101
      Welding Safety
      1.00
      Fall Spring
      Fall Spring


Total Credit Hours
48.00

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