Welding Technology - Basic Welding Helper Certificate Level 1

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Welding Technology - Basic Welding Helper - Certificate Level 1

The Welding Technology program is designed to offer students the necessary skills for entry level positions in the welding industry. There is an increasing demand for skilled welders in the fields of MIG (Metal Inert Gas), TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas), and Pipe welding.


Semester 1
TECM 1301 Industrial Mathematics 3
WLDG 1413 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders 4
WLDG 1407 Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Process 4
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) (Capstone) 4
WLDG 1191 Special Topics in Welder/Welding Technologist 1
Semester 2
Semester 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 16

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 16 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $2,275* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $0 of debt.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.