Welding Basics

Certificate of Completion

Theory and practical training for entry into welding jobs. Introduction into history of welding, welding terminology, basic welding techniques, measurement, and safety. Covers oxyfuel, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc welding, and proper use of welding equipment. Prepare for the next level certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the area of study or a related area.
  • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills.
  • Students will be prepared for the next level certificate in the field.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Welding Basics
Career Development

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.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
VOC WLD01 Welding Basics 0
BS ABE05 Career Development 0
 Total Units0
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