2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Welding Technology: Entry-Level Welder, CA


CODE: WELDENT-CT     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 33     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.

DESCRIPTION
The Certificate of Achievement – Entry-Level Welder provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for successful entry level employment in the welding industry.
Extensive lab instruction focuses on the most widely used welding processes including SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig), FCAW (Flux core) and GTAW (Tig). Additionally, students will receive instruction in Oxy-Fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, air-carbon-arc gouging, and blueprint reading layout and sketching. 
Upon successful completion of modules and levels throughout the degree students may receive National Welding Certifications awarded by the National Construction Certification Education and Research (NCCER) Education Foundation. These industry certifications prepare students for employment. Certifications are registered through the NCCER National Registry, providing transcripts and certificates that can be referenced by employers.
Students may receive NCCER Level 1 and Level 2 Welding Certifications upon successful completion of this Certificate of Achievement.

COMPUTATION & HUMAN RELATIONS COMPONENTS
  • Computation: GE Mathematics
  • Human Relations: WELD 100B

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Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate proper safety practices during welding operations.
  2. Read and interpret blueprints.
  3. Cut and prepare parts from blueprints and drawings.
  4. Set-up, maintain, and perform minor repairs to welding and associated equipment.
  5. Perform satisfactory welds in all positions.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 9


 

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENT CREDITS: 24


Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in a Certificate of Achievement program will not count toward graduation requirements.