Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pipe Welding Certificate

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Additional information available on the Welding Department website.

*Students must complete Entry Level Welding Certificate  prior to taking Pipe courses

This Pipe Welding certificate is designed to prepare students for work in a variety of settings using welding and fabrication. Students learn to perform safety inspections, minor repairs, adjust operating parameters, and operate SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW equipment in a variety of positions on plain carbon steel pipe joints. Students learn to evaluate and solve complex welding and fabrication problems and administer hands on training and supervision to other students during assigned fabrication and welding operations.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Pipe Welding certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Follow shop safety procedures and perform safety inspections
  • Read and interpret an industry standard blueprint
  • Utilize the oxyacetylene and plasma arc cutting processes
  • Produce multi pass welds with Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment in various positions
  • Adjust operating parameters of various electrodes on Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment on carbon steel pipe joints


Total Credit Hours: 34

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