Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for careers in the welding and joining industry. This certificate emphasizes arc welding in the flat position and is pre-requisite to the advanced certificate.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER® or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 36, Sentence Skills 30, Arithmetic 23

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26