Welding Fabrication Certificate
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Learn all the essentials of welding, then focus on fabricating. Work in metal, from your inspiration to finished product.
The Welding Fabrication Certificate takes 2 semesters to complete. If you are an experienced welder, we can arrange for advanced standing.
What can you do with a Certificate in Welding and Fabrication Technology?
After going to school, you may start off as a welder's helper or an entry-level welder or fabricator. As you become more experienced, so does your level of responsibility. Typical job opportunities include:
- cutting specialist (laser and plasma operator)
- fabrication welder
- heavy equipment mechanic
- welder fitter
- press brake operator
- metal processing
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Career CertificateEarn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
Program Length: 1 YearFull-time students finish in 1 year.
A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.
This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.
- Credit for prior learning available
- Dual credit options available
- Global citizenship
- Online/Virtual options available
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights CLC 120 2 WFT 113 3 WFT 170 3 WFT 270 3
Course Code CLC 120 Course Title Credits 2 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 113 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 170 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 270 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights WFT 117 3 WFT 217 3 PMT 140 2
Course Code WFT 117 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 217 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code PMT 140 Course Title Credits 2 Course Highlights
Total Credit Hours19
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