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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses and the Columbia County Center.

Entrance Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Length of Program: Three Terms (Evenings only)
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 12

Program Description: The Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for careers in the welding and joining industry. This certificate emphasizes arc welding in the flat position and is pre-requisite to the advanced certificate. Successful completion of WELD 1000 – Introduction to Welding Technology is required for admission to this program.

Employment Opportunities: The Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welder graduate will be employable as a special purpose welder. Graduates readily find employment as an entry level welder in the Steel Fabrication Industry.

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 12 credits

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

Notes:

  • A grade of "C" or higher is required for all courses listed in the curriculum outline.

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

Students who do not follow the Course Sequence listed below may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown.

Augusta Evening Program

PROGRAM NAME: Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta Evening Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4