Automotive Welding, Cutting, & Modification

Certificate of Completion
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Prepares students for entry-level employment as a licensed welder with additional skills development and theory in automotive welding, cutting and modification. Coursework prepares students for industry licensing with emphasis on competencies required for certification in structural steel welding and specialty skills in automotive welding.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will be technically competent.
  • Students will perform the required practical projects used in GMAW welding and cutting.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Introduction to Welding
Oxyacetylene Welding
Basic Electric Arc Welding
Welding Metallurgy
Print Reading and Computations for Welders
Beginning Arc Welding
Intermediate Arc Welding
Certification for Welders
Construction Fabrication and Welding
Pipe and Tube Welding
Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

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