May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog

Fabrication/Welding, 1-yr Certificate

Length: One year, 46-49 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $8,953

  • Books: $755
  • Tools: $300
  • Program-Specific Fees: $1,642
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees: $6,256

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

Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to prepare graduates for employment as Welders/Fabricators.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Read and build metal products from simple blueprints.
  • Use blueprints and other reference materials to calculate cost of materials necessary to the building of metal products.
  • Apply mathematics necessary to fabricate metal products.
  • Perform at entry-level typical industrial welding processes.
  • Demonstrate at entry-level use of certain machine tools commonly found in industry.
  • Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.
  • Use appropriate library and information resources to research professional issues and support lifelong learning.

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.