Manufacturing Welding I, Certificate

MAFT.MCRT.V63A

Program Overview

The Manufacturing Technology: Welding I Certificate is designed to develop within the student practical skills in precision measurement, tungsten inert gas, and basic welding. Such entry-level manufacturing welding positions include, but are not limited to: manufacturing welder technician trainee, production welder/fitter trainee and fabricator trainee. The core competencies of manufacturing production taught in this program are based on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council criteria. The MSSC is an industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers.

Additional Program Information

Students who successfully pass all four assessments (MAFT 1112, MAFT 1222, MAFT 1232 and MAFT 1312) will be recognized as a Certified Production Technician (CPT) by the MSSC.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

MAFT 1112Intro to Manufacturing and Safety

2 Credits

MAFT 1222Quality and Measurement

2 Credits

MAFT 1232Manufacturing Processes

2 Credits

MAFT 1312Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance

2 Credits

MATH 1113Technical Mathematics I

3 Credits

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

MCHN 1311Precision Measurement

1 Credit

A higher level mathematics course may be substituted.

Choose one

WELD 2062Fillet Weld Special Problems

2 Credits

WELD 2072Groove Weld Special Problems

2 Credits

WELD 2172Pipe Weld Special Problems

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 29

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

MAFT 1112Intro to Manufacturing and Safety

2 Credits

MAFT 1222Quality and Measurement

2 Credits

MAFT 1232Manufacturing Processes

2 Credits

MAFT 1312Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance

2 Credits

Spring semester

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

MCHN 1311Precision Measurement

1 Credit

MATH 1113Technical Mathematics I

3 Credits

WELD Welding Special Problems Course

2 Credits

Fall semester

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 28
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$4,116.00
Lab fees:
MAFT 1112 Intro to Manufacturing & Safety 130.00
MAFT 1222 Quality and Measurement 130.00
MAFT 1232 Manufacturing Processes 130.00
MAFT 1312 Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance 130.00
WELD 1114 Basic Welding 100.00
WELD 1124 Advanced Arc Welding 100.00
WELD 20X2 Welding Special Problems 60.00
WELD 2124 Tungsten Inert Gas 100.00
880.00
880.00
 Testing fees:        
   MAFT 1112  Intro to Manufacturing & Safety    43.00  
   MAFT 1222  Quality and Measurement    43.00  
   MAFT 1232  Manufacturing Processes    43.00  
   MAFT 1312  Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance    43.00  
         172.00  
          172.00 
 Test:          
     MSSC Registration Fee (one time)    60.00  
          60.00 
Books:
MAFT 1323 Lean & Quality Overview 189.05
MATH 1113 Technical Mathematics I or higher 371.40
MCHN 1311 Precision Measurement 53.35
WELD 1114 Basic Welding* 119.00
732.80
732.80
TOTAL $5,960.80
 *The same textbook is used for WELD 1114, WELD 2124, and WELD 2224.  All prices
are subject to change.  Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

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