Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Welding Processes, 1-yr Certificate


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Length: 47 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $10,171

  • Resident Tuition: $6,228*
  • Technology Fees: $611
  • General Student Fees: $542**
  • Online Course Fee: (If applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $277 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)
  • Program Specific Fees: $1,996 (Course fees)
  • Other Cost / Expenses: $385.00*** (Tools)
  • Differential Fees: $133 ****

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at  https://www.lanecc.edu/costs-admission/tuition-fees-and-payments/credit-tuition

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes


The purpose of this program is to prepare graduates for employment for entry-level and higher positions in metal fabrication industries. The graduate begins work in light or heavy metal fabrication as welders. Training and experience can lead to careers in technical sales, supervision, estimating, quality control, inspection, specialty welding, and teaching. The welding processes certificate program prepares graduates for employment as welder-trainees or welders.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Read simple blueprints, interpret and apply industrial welding symbols
PLO 2 - Demonstrate proficiency at an industry entry-level with Shielded Metal Arc Welding, various wire drive processes and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
PLO 3 - Weld and cut metal as is typical of circumstances found in industrial environments
PLO 4 - Demonstrate and use industry safety standards

Program Requirements


General Education


General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Writing (3-4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Math (4-5 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Human Relations (3-4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Program Core Courses


Program Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. Complete the maximum number of credits listed for all WLD courses.

Program Electives


Program Electives - complete 1-4 credits from the Advanced Technology Directed Elective List below. WLD courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. WLD 139 is only offered P/NP, and must be completed with a Pass grade. All other ELECTIVES must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Advanced Technology Directed Elective List


Some courses in the list below may already appear as requirements in some programs. In these instances, they cannot be taken twice nor counted in two areas. Please choose different electives. The courses that are program core courses are notated in the list as: 

     C = required in Construction
     Dr = required in Drafting
     Dt = required in Diesel Technology 

Notes


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