Welding, AS

Technology and Health Division
Degree S0919

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the broad field of welding. It leads to occupations in manufacturing and repair and helps prepare the student for positions in supervision.

Courses in the welding curriculum prepare students for welding certification. The college is a testing agency for the City of Los Angeles and is authorized to administer the performance test for the Structural Welding Certificate. There is a $50 charge for students and $60 for non-students to take this test. Topics of the written portion of the test which is administered by the city are reviewed in various welding courses offered by the college. This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students desiring a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

WELD 40Introduction to Welding 2
WELD 50Oxyacetylene Welding 2
WELD 51Basic Electric Arc Welding 2
WELD 53AWelding Metallurgy 3
WELD 70ABeginning Arc Welding 3
WELD 70BIntermediate Arc Welding 3
WELD 70CCertification for Welders 3
WELD 80Construction Fabrication and Welding 3
Total Units21

Recommended Electives

BUSM 61Business Organization and Management 3
WELD 30Metal Sculpture 2
WELD 60Print Reading and Computations for Welders 3
WELD 81Pipe and Tube Welding 3
Air Conditioning & Welding Website

Program Learning Outcomes

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