The certificate in welding prepares students for work as an apprentice welder.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
This program has a limited enrollment. Students must provide their own personal protection safety equipment. A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|DRF 160 Machine Blueprint Reading||3|
|MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I||3|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|WEL 117 Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting||4|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|MAC 131 Machine Lab I||2||MAC 171|
|WEL 123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Basic)||4|
|WEL 160 Gas Metal Arc Welding||4|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ENG 115 Technical Writing||3||ENG 111|
|WEL 130 Inert Gas Welding||4|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|4th Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|WEL 124 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Advanced)||4|
|WEL 126 Pipe Welding I||4|
|Total Credits For Program||39|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- The social science elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: ECO, HIS, PLS, PSY and SOC.
- Part-time students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate course sequences.
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).