Welding Technology Structural/Pipe Certicate C50420SP
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.
Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers precollege courses to prepare students for the Welding Technology program.
|First Semester (Fall)||Class||Lab||Clin||Credit||Notes|
|ACA-111 College Student Success||1||0||0||1||No Pre/Co|
|WLD-110 Cutting Processes||1||3||0||2||No Pre/Co|
|WLD-115 SMAW (Stick) Plate||2||9||0||5||No Pre/Co|
|WLD-131 GTAW (TIG) Plate||2||6||0||4||No Pre/Co S23306|
|MAT-110 Mat Measurement & Literacy||2||2||0||3||Take DMA 010, 020, 030,/Placement|
|Second Semester (Spring)||Class||Lab||Clin||Credit||Notes|
|WLD-141 Symbols & Specification||2||2||0||3||No Pre/Co|
|ENG-110 Freshman Composition||3||0||0||3||State DRE 097|
|WLD- 116 SMAW (STICK) Plate/Pipe||1||9||0||4||State WLD-115|
|WLD-132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe||1||6||0||3||State WLD-131|
|WLD-121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate||2||6||0||4||No Pre/Co|
|WLD-231 GTAW (TIG) Pipe||1||6||0||3||State WLD-132|
|WLD-261 Certification Practices||1||3||0||2||State WLD-115+WLD121+WLD-131|
|CIS-111 Basic PC Literacy||1||2||0||2||No Pre/Co|