Offered at the Levelland Campus
This certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the welding and metal fabricating industry. Students will receive instruction in oxy-fuel welding, brazing, and cutting; shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding of sheet metal, plate, and structural shapes. Reading and interpretation of industrial blueprints, basic metallurgy, basic electricity, and welding safety are also presented.
This is a TSI-waived certificate. Students declaring this major are not subject to the TSI regulations unless they enroll in a course outside the prescribed curriculum.
Program advisor is Pete Stracener, program coordinator and professor of welding technology.