Welding Technologies

Certificate of Completion

This certificate is designed to prepare students for employment, and 1) leads to occupations in manufacturing and repair; and 2) helps prepare the student for positions in supervision.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the area of study or a related area.
  • Students will be technically competent.
  • Students will correctly answer two designated questions on welding process id.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Introduction to Welding
Beginning Arc Welding 1
Intermediate Arc Welding

Note: Any higher level welding course may be substituted for VOC WL70A.

Recommended Electives

The Welding faculty recommends that students complement their studies with selected elective courses chosen from the list below. Students should meet with a professor of Welding to help you determine which of those electives would best suit your career plans.

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Print Reading and Computations for Welders
Certification for Welders

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 WL40 Introduction to Welding 0
VOC WL70A Beginning Arc Welding 0
Spring Term
VOC WL70B Intermediate Arc Welding 0
 Total Units0
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