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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Semiautomatic Arc, Welding (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#24379

Prepares students for entry-level employment as a licensed welder with additional skills development and theory in semiautomatic ARC welding. Coursework prepares students for industry licensing with emphasis on competencies required for certification in structural steel welding and specialty skills in semiautomatic ARC welding.

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 demonstrate safe operation of welding equipment.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

      Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

      SOC Career Code: 51-4121.06

      Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $36.52

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,615.96
      Annual Job Openings
      4,116

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Solderers and Brazers

      Solderers and Brazers

      SOC Career Code: 51-4121.07

      Braze or solder together components to assemble fabricated metal parts, using soldering iron, torch, or welding machine and flux.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $36.52

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,615.96
      Annual Job Openings
      4,116

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

      Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

      SOC Career Code: 51-4122.00

      Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $30.22

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $39,087.08
      Annual Job Openings
      370

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
Certificate Information

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Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Welding Basics (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #37598

    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

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC WLD01
    Welding Basics
    BS ABE05
    Career Development
  • Welding (Noncredit)

    Mt. SAC’s Welding Program is a comprehensive education and training program designed to give students the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain employment in a variety of industries related to Welding and Fabrication. Mt. SAC Welding students are currently working in construction, aerospace, lighting, and automotive aftermarket industries.

    Select options in left navigation for information about individual programs.

    Vocational Programs Website

  • Automotive Welding, Cutting, & Modification (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24406

    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.

    Program Learning Outcomes

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

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC WL40
    Introduction to Welding
    VOC WL50
    Oxyacetylene Welding
    VOC WL51
    Basic Electric Arc Welding
    VOC WL53A
    Welding Metallurgy
    VOC WL60
    Print Reading and Computations for Welders
    VOC WL70A
    Beginning Arc Welding
    VOC WL70B
    Intermediate Arc Welding
    VOC WL70C
    Certification for Welders
    VOC WL80
    Construction Fabrication and Welding
    VOC WL81
    Pipe and Tube Welding
    VOC WL91
    Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification
  • Gas, Tungsten Arc, Welding (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24380

    Prepares students for entry-level employment as a licensed welder with additional skills development and theory in gas tungsten ARC welding. Coursework prepares students for industry licensing with emphasis on competencies required for certification in aluminum, CRES, mild steel and selected exotic metals with specialty skills in gas tungsten ARC welding.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
    • Students will be technically competent.
    • Students will solve problems as related to preparing materials prior to welding.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC WL40
    Introduction to Welding
    VOC WL50
    Oxyacetylene Welding
    VOC WL51
    Basic Electric Arc Welding
    VOC WL53A
    Welding Metallurgy
    VOC WL60
    Print Reading and Computations for Welders
    VOC WL70A
    Beginning Arc Welding
    VOC WL70B
    Intermediate Arc Welding
    VOC WL70C
    Certification for Welders
    VOC WL80
    Construction Fabrication and Welding
    VOC WL81
    Pipe and Tube Welding
    VOC WL90A
    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Licensed Welder (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24223

    This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the broad field of welding, including manufacturing, construction, fabrication and repair. Through theoretical and hands-on skills coursework, students prepare for industry licensing with an understanding of current guidelines and standards. Particular emphasis is placed on those competencies required for certification in structural steel welding. Course sequences can be modified to reflect industry experience or other individual needs.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
    • Students will be technically competent.
    • Students will identify print views, lines and dimensioning methods.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC WL40
    Introduction to Welding
    VOC WL50
    Oxyacetylene Welding
    VOC WL51
    Basic Electric Arc Welding
    VOC WL53A
    Welding Metallurgy
    VOC WL60
    Print Reading and Computations for Welders
    VOC WL70A
    Beginning Arc Welding
    VOC WL70B
    Intermediate Arc Welding
    VOC WL70C
    Certification for Welders
    VOC WL80
    Construction Fabrication and Welding
    VOC WL81
    Pipe and Tube Welding

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220