Program Curriculum
Combination Welding Certificate

Semester I

WLDG 1413          Intro to Blueprint Reading for Welders
WLDG 1428          Intro to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
WLDG 1430          Intro to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

Semester II

WLDG 1457          Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)   
WLDG 1435          Intro to Pipe Welding
WLDG 1417          Intro to Layout and Fabrication
WLDG 1434          Intro to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

Semester III 

WLDG 2453          Advanced Pipe Welding   *Capstone Course*
WLDG 2451          Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
WLDG 2447          Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding

Entrance Requirements:

  • Must meet all admission requirements to Wharton County Junior College
  • Testing is NOT required for acceptance into the program
  • Students will be required to provide their own tools and personal protective equipment

NOTE:  Courses do not have to be taken together as a semester block; they may be registered for individually. 

Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 to receive the certificate.

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