Welding Technology, Advanced Certificate

WELD.CRT.C83

Program Overview

The Welding certificate curriculum is designed to develop within the student practical skills in drafting, tungsten inert gas welding, metal inert gas welding, stick electrode welding, oxyacetylene welding, oxyacetylene cutting and oxyacetylene brazing.

Additional Program Information

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

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

WELD 1263Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

3 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

WELD 2224Metallic Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:27

Electives

Electives

5 Credits

Total Credit Hours:5

Choose from any of these prefixes: AIRC, AUTO, CNST, COGT, ELTR, MAFT, MCHN or WELD.

Total Credit Hours: 32

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4 Credits

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

Spring semester

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

Technical Electives

5 Credits

Fall semester

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

Spring semester

WELD 1263Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

3 Credits

WELD 2224Metallic Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 32
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$4,704.00
Lab fees:
COGT 2114 AutoCAD I 20.00
MCHN 1214 Machine Tool I 50.00
WELD 1114 Basic Welding 100.00
WELD 1124 Advanced Arc Welding 100.00
WELD 2124 Tungsten Inert Gas Welding 100.00
WELD 2224 Metallic Inert Gas Welding 100.00
470.00
470.00
Books:
COGT 2114 AutoCAD I 86.65
MCHN 1214 Machine Tool I 213.00
WELD 1114 Basic Welding* 119.00
WELD 1263 Metallurgy & Heat Treatment 103.00
521.65
521.65
* The same textbook is used for WELD 1114, WELD 2124, and WELD 2224.
Supplies:
MCHN Courses:
Safety glasses 10.00
Steel rule 5.60
Digital or dial veneer caliper 30.00
45.60
45.60
WELD Courses:
(All supplies are obtainable at Pratt’s except high-top shoes, boots, drafting kit and steel rule.)
#5 filter lens 5.60
Leather welding gloves 8.71
Mild steel wire brush 2.00
Stainless steel brush 4.63
Heavy pliers 16.13
High-top shoes or boots 60.50
Tip cleaner 3.15
Striker 2.50
Welding hood - #10 or 11 filter lens 32.70
Chipping hammer 8.27
Leather welding jacket or sleeves 56.88
Mill jacket 25.46
Welding beany 8.00
Safety glasses 6.05
Steel rule 5.60
2 – 3/32 – 2% Thoriated 5.25
2 – 3/32 – 2% Zirconium 5.95
16’ tape measurer 6.00
Stainless wire brush 4.63
4 – 3/32 E-3TM (Purple) Tungstens 5.25
4 – 3/32 2% Zirconium Tungstens 5.95
Wire Cutters 10.00
11R Vise Grip 15.00
$304.21
304.21
TOTAL $6,045.46
This program requires four hours of electives. The total price does not include all costs associated with the electives.
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

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