Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate

Prepares students for employment in positions requiring specialization in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). The competency-based curriculum combines classroom instruction with extensive hands-on training to develop the essential knowledge and skills for industry.

Program Length

This certificate program is approximately two quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates

Daytime/Evening programs: Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters, or by instructor’s permission.

Completion Requirements

Prerequisite(s)

Minimum Accuplacer arithmetic score of 280 or equivalent or successful completion of MAT 092.

Program Course List

WLD 110Thermal Cutting & Gouging

3

WLD 112Oxyacetylene Welding & Brazing

4

WLD 117Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

7

WLD 123Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

7

WLD 235CAPWABO Test Prep

7

COLL 102College Success for All

3

Total Credit Hours:31