Welder - Automotive Welding, Cutting & Modification (Certificate N0648)

Technology and Health Division
Certificate N0648

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.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
WELD 40Introduction to Welding 12
WELD 50Oxyacetylene Welding2
WELD 51Basic Electric Arc Welding2
WELD 53AWelding Metallurgy3
WELD 60Print Reading and Computations for Welders3
WELD 70ABeginning Arc Welding3
WELD 70BIntermediate Arc Welding3
WELD 70CCertification for Welders3
WELD 80Construction Fabrication and Welding3
WELD 81Pipe and Tube Welding3
WELD 91Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification1
Total Units28

Note: Any higher level welding courses may be substituted for WELD 40.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

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

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
WELD 40 Introduction to Welding 2
WELD 50 Oxyacetylene Welding 2
WELD 51 Basic Electric Arc Welding 2
WELD 70A Beginning Arc Welding 3
Spring Term 1
WELD 80 Construction Fabrication and Welding 3
WELD 70B Intermediate Arc Welding 3
WELD 53A Welding Metallurgy 3
Certificate: Welding E0919 9
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Fall Term 2
WELD 60 Print Reading and Computations for Welders 3
WELD 81 Pipe and Tube Welding 3
WELD 70C Certification for Welders 3
WELD 91 Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification 3
Certificate:Welder Auto. Welding, Cut. Mod.N0648 8
Certificate: Welder-Licensed N0643 3
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 Total Units30
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