Welder’s Helper One-Semester Certificate (Level One)

Certificate Plan

Main Campus:
Day classes 1-year: This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 7 AM to 1:30 PM.

TexAmerica:
Day classes 1-year: This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM to 3 PM.

This certificate is a stackable credential earned while enrolled in the one-year certificate program.  The certificate is earned upon successful completion of the first semester.

 

First Semester Hours
WLDG 1421
Welding Fundamentals
4
WLDG 1337
Introduction to Welding Metallurgy
3
WLDG 1428
Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
WLDG 2443
Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
Total 15

 

To learn more, please contact us.

Mike Smith
Program Coordinator, Welding
(903) 823-3251
email
Brandon Washington
Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education
(903) 823-3232
email

Welding Course Descriptions

WDLG 1337 Introduction to Welding Metallurgy

A study of ferrous and nonferrous metals from the ore to the finished product. Emphasis on metal alloys, heat treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes, and mechanical properties of metal including hardness, machinability, and ductility.

WLDG 1421 Welding Fundamentals

An introduction to the fundamentals of equipment used in oxy-fuel and arc welding, including welding and cutting safety, basic oxy-fuel welding and cutting, basic arc welding processes and basic metallurgy.

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding

An introduction to the shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs. Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions.

WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc

Advanced topics based on accepted welding codes. Training provided with various electrodes in shielded metal arc welding processes with open V-groove joints in all positions.