2019-2020 College Catalog

Welding Technology Certificate


TBCC's 1 Year Welding CPC will prepare students for a career in welding and welding related fields. The program covers Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and introduces Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Oxy-Acetylene, and Plasma Cutting. Students will be prepared to enter welding careers in Industrial Welding, Marine Welding, and Food Industry Welding. In addition, students will be prepared for welding related career fields such as Industrial Millwright, Structural Maintenance, and Agricultural Mechanic.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply collegiate-level thought processes in writing and computer literacy as necessary in the workplace.
  • Apply scientific and mathematical concepts as well as technological applications in the improvement of work process and disciplines to aid team-building, process and product improvement, as well as assist in other life roles.
  • Apply various theories of interpersonal and individual relationships and constructive team participation in work situations where common goals exist.
  • Be able to apply concepts gained in composition to develop and present public presentations in professional settings.
  • Be able to integrate scientific and mathematical concepts in diagnosis and repair of industrial equipment.
  • Use blueprints and techniques of SMAW to make repairs and build equipment in industrial settings.
  • Use concepts of the scientific and mathematical method in areas such as biological and physical sciences in applications of electrical theory, rigging, and hydraulics commonly used in modern world class manufacturing processes.

Degree Map

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