Degrees & Certificates

Manufacturing Certificate

Career and Technical Education Certificate: 16 Credits

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Credits to Complete Certificate

ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE CREDITS
Manufacturing (MFG) 9
Welding (WLD) 3
Math (MTH) 4

Career Description

The Manufacturing certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level welding employment in a manufacturing environment. Career opportunities include entry level jobs in cutting parts, blueprint reading and fitting, tacking, production welding, repair welding and fabrication.

Course of Study

The Manufacturing certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level welding employment in a manufacturing environment. The certificate provides instruction in a wide variety of welding processes including SMAW, GMAW, GTAW (commonly called Stick, Mig and Tig) as well as blueprint reading and manufacturing processes, including quality control.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to: 

  1. Interpret technical drawings to determine product manufacturing specifications.

  2. Apply safe practices in an industrial environment around machinery, power tools and chemicals.

  3. Operate welding equipment and tools to produce products to required specifications.

  4. Utilize computer software to produce blueprints and welding annotations.

Program Prerequisites

MTH 20 or equivalent placement assessment scores; placement into RD 90 and WR 90

Coursework 

COURSE NAME CREDITS
MFG 150 Manufacturing Processes 3
MFG 155 Blueprint Reading 3
MFG 280 Aluminum GTAW/TIG Welding 3
MTH 98 Quantitative Math 4
WLD 195 Welding Technology 3