Welding Basic Construction Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

ANY FALL SEMESTER
ALH 1221Industrial First Aid1-2
or HPE 1004 First Aid
DFT 1200Mechanical Drafting3
MTH 1206Technical Mathematics I3
WHS 1200Basic Forklift Operation1
Total Hours8-9

 

ANY SPRING SEMESTER
MET 1209Welding Metallurgy3
WED 2200Welding Blueprint Reading3
WLD 2209Fabrication2
Total Hours8

1st SemesterUnits
1ST SEMESTER, FIRST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1200 Stick, Plate, Flat Arc Welding2
1ST SEMESTER, LAST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1201 Stick, Plate, Horizontal Arc Welding2
Year Total: 4
 
Total Units in Sequence: 4
2nd SemesterUnits
2ND SEMESTER, FIRST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1202 Stick, Plate, Vertical-up Arc Welding
or WLT 1202 AWS Testing Stick Plate Vertical-up Arc Welding
2
WLD 1203 Stick, Plate, Vertical-down Arc Welding2
2ND SEMESTER, LAST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1204 Stick, Plate, Overhead Arc Welding
or WLT 1204 AWS Testing: Stick Plate Overhead Arc Welding
2
Year Total: 6
 
Total Units in Sequence: 6

3rd SemesterUnits
WLD 2203 Pipe Stick 2G Position
or WLT 2203 AWS Testing: Pipe Stick 2G Position
2
Year Total: 2
 
Total Units in Sequence: 2

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or paul_leadingham@ivcc.edu, (815) 224-0319.

Note:  All welding students must register through a Welding Information Session, call (815)224-0439 to sign up for a session.

Students learn how to shield metal arc or stick weld (SMAW) in a variety of positions on steel plates and pipe. Advanced Certificate adds in OAW (Oxyacetylene Welding), the use of the cutting torch, and plasma arc cutting.

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Program cost, completion, and career information

Welding Basic Construction Certificate
Program Completion DataDept of Labor SOC-Codes Relating to this program of study
On-time graduation rate*0%47-2152Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
In-field placement rate**n/a%47-2171Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
Median Loan Debt**n/a%47-2211Sheet Metal Workers
Estimated Program Cost47-2221Structural Iron and Steel Workers
In-district
$437549-9041Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Out of district
$855151-4121Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Out of state
$925951-4122Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Cost Breakdown
Tuition
In-district
$2580
Out of district
$6756
Out of state
$7464
Course fees
$1042
Books and supplies
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* Information based on previous Fiscal Year

** Information based on average of past five Fiscal Year

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