Jan 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Shielded Metal Arc Welder, CPC

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This program is fully contained in the Welding Processes, 1-yr Certificate  

Total Program Credits: 15

Estimated Program Length: Three Terms

Offered by the Advanced Technology  Division, 541.463.5380

Career Pathway Certificate of Completion Requirements   

Program Coordinator Tracy Rea, Bldg 15, Rm. 201, 541.463.5151, reat@lanecc.edu

Dean Lynn Nakamura

Purpose To prepare the graduate for employment for entry-level positions in the metal fabrication industry.

Learning Outcomes The graduate will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency at a industry entry-level with Shielded Metal Arc Welding.
  • Weld and cut metal as is typical of circumstances found in industrial environments.
  • Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.

Admission Information See lanecc.edu/advtech/wld or contact the Advanced Technology Division, AdvTechPrograms@lanecc.edu

Advising advtechprograms@lanecc.edu

Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job work experience related to their educational and career goals. Through Co-op students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. In certain circumstances, Co-op experience may be substituted for major course work. Contact Cooperative Education at  http://www.lanecc.edu/cooped/contact

Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

See the Career Pathways Roadmap

Lane County average hourly - $23.53; average annual - $48,491

Oregon average hourly - $20.66; average annual - $42,945

Estimated Program Cost

Books   $267
Program Specific Fees   $630
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $2,252
  Total Estimated Cost $3,149

*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

  • Minimum placement score of 68 in Reading, or completion of RD 087  and EL 115 , or prior college. A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for all applicants to this program.
  • Prerequisites are required for some courses. See course listing .
  • If math is taken in the self-paced format through the Math Resource Center then all credits must be completed to meet math requirements.
  • Students may be able to substitute an alternative welding course. Please see an academic advisor to arrange preapproved substitutions.

Program Core Courses

All CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better, P/NP is not accepted.

Students must take the maximum credits listed for WLD 121 and 122 courses.

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