Welding (Certificate E0919)

Technology and Health Division
Certificate E0919

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the broad field of welding and

  1. leads to occupations in manufacturing and repair; and
  2. helps prepare the student for positions in supervision.

Courses in the welding curriculum prepare students for welding certificates. 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 nonstudents 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.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
WELD 40Introduction to Welding2
WELD 70ABeginning Arc Welding 13
WELD 70BIntermediate Arc Welding3
Total Units8

Note: Any higher level welding courses may be substituted for WELD 70A.

Recommended Electives

Course Prefix Course Name Units
WELD 60Print Reading and Computations for Welders3
WELD 70CCertification for Welders3

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Be prepared to pass the Los Angeles City Structural Steel Exam.
  • Be employed or seeking employment in their area or a related area.

​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 TermUnits
WELD 40 Introduction to Welding 2
WELD 70A Beginning Arc Welding 3
Spring Term
WELD 70B Intermediate Arc Welding 3
Submit petition: inside.mtsac.edu, Student Tab#45 5
 Total Units8
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