This program is designed to prepare students to work as welders in industry and to provide them with an introduction to the various types of equipment and materials used in welding. AWS, ASME, and other certifications are also available.
Students enrolled in the Career Studies Certificate program may apply all credits earned to the college’s Certificate in Welding and anticipated AAS degree in Technical Studies: Welding.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet ESCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If Students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, ESCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of welding tools.
Safely perform welding techniques using fillers, wires, fluxes, and gases.
Read and interpret blueprints in the welding industry.
Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses