This certificate program produces a well-rounded American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skills Education (SENSE) Level II Advanced Welder who can work in industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and construction.
Recipients of a Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Welding Technology will be able to:
- Perform shielded metal arc welding (SMAW).
- Perform gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW).
- Perform flux-core arc welding (FCAW).
- Perform gas metal arc welding (GMAW).
- Perform advanced pipe welding and fitting
Specific Degree Information:
Previous weld training or welding experience recommended, Must pass written exam and performance qualification test to determine eligibility for WELD courses. Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this certificate.
The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year’s data only, however, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices. (www.bpcc.edu/academics/gainfulemployment)
Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Advanced Welding Technology: