Nov 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Processes, 1-yr Certificate


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Length: One year, 47-53 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $9,829

  • Books: $704
  • Tools: $385
  • Program-Specific Fees: $1,976
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees: $6,764

Tuition and fee estimates are based on the prior academic year's rates. Course fees may change during the year. Learn more and view updated tuition and fee information at www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credittuition.

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:

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


Take 1-4 credits of Program Electives. 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.

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