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Intro to MIG Welding Certificate

Program Code: 904426

The Intro to MIG Welding Certificate prepares students for an entry level welding position for a company that uses the Gas Metal Arc Welding process.

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Certificate Completers will be able to

• Apply math concepts to work with whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, measurement, trigonometry, algebraic equations and practical plane geometry.
• Understand Orthographic projection, sketching, dimensioning, section and auxiliary views, structural shapes, metric conversion and interpretation of fabrications from prints.
• Understand welding symbols AWS and ISO, weld joint nomenclature, and welding joint geometry.
• Demonstrate the safe use and set up of GMAW equipment
• Demonstrate the ability to weld in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions, fillet and groove welds, pipe to plate, with and without backing on plain carbon steel.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

314421, Welding

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
10-804-101 MATH 1-TRADES ...provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge skills process and understanding of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, measurement, trigonometry, integers, algebraic equations, word problems, and practical plane geometry. (Prerequisites: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory math and reading assessment scores; 10-834-109, Pre-Algebra with a ā€œCā€ or better; 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better)
31-421-335 BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDERS 1 ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge and understanding of orthographic projection, sketching, dimensioning, section and auxiliary views, structural shapes, metric conversation and interpretation of fabrications from prints. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Welding program or the Intro to MIG Certificate)
31-421-336 WELD SYMBOLS ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge and understanding of welding symbols AWS and ISO, weld joint nomenclature and welding joint geometry. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Welding program or the Intro to MIG Certificate)
31-442-301 ELECTRICAL SAFETY ...fundamentals of electricity, associated hazards, and safe work practices to ensure personal safety and that of co-workers.
31-442-348 GAS METAL ARC WELDING 1 ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of welding in the flat and horizontal positions, fillet, pipe to plate and groove welds on plain carbon steel. (Prerequisite: Accepted into the Welding program or Intro to MIG Certificate; Corequisite: 31-442-301, Material Cutting Applications)
31-442-356 GAS METAL ARC WELDING 2 ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of welds in the vertical and overhead positions, fillet, pipe to plate and groove welds with and without backing on plain carbon steel. (Prerequisite: Accepted into the Welding program or the Intro to MIG Certificate; Corequisites: 31-442-301, Material Cutting Applications; 31-442-348, Gas Metal Arc Welding 1)
Certificate Total
8
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Note

Enrollment in some courses requires an Academic Skills Assessment (Accuplacer) with appropriate benchmark scores. See course descriptions for detail; equivalent assessment scores are acceptable. To learn more about these assessments and benchmark scores, please contact a counselor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

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