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.

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

MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3 Credits

MCHN 1311Precision Measurement

1 Credit

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

A higher level mathematics course may be substituted.

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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 1103Technical Mathematics

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

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