Welding Production 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
Total Hours6
1st SemesterUnits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
WLD 1210 GMAW (MIG) Mild Steel2    
WLD 1211 GMAW (MIG) Stainless Steel  2  
Year Total: 2 2  
2nd SemesterUnits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
WLD 1212 GMAW (MIG) Non Ferrous Alloys2    
WLD 2206 Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horizontal2    
WLD 1213 GMAW Pipe, All Positions  2  
WLD 1220 GTAW (TIG) Mild Steel  2  
Year Total: 4 4  
3rd SemesterUnits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
WLD 1230 Dual Shield & Metal Core
or WLT 1230 AWS Testing: Dual Shield & Metal Core
Year Total:     2
4th SemesterUnits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
WLD 2209 Fabrication    2
Year Total:     2
Total Units in Sequence:   16


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 GMAW (MIG) weld in all positions on different materials such as mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum plus basic OAW and GTAW (TIG) with mild steel. 



Sheet metal workers (MIG) for restaurants, hospitals, schools.  Large manufacturers such as CAT and JOHN Deere who mass produce parts where robots cannot be used and as a hand welder who fixes the beginning and end of robot welds. Large companies as a model or template maker.  1/16/13

Program cost, completion, and career information

Accounting Certificate - Advanced
Program Completion DataDept of Labor SOC-Codes Relating to this program of study
On-time graduation rate*n/a%13-2082Tax Preparers
In-field placement rate**n/a%43-3021Billing and Posting Clerks
Median Loan Debt**n/a%43-3031Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Estimated Program Cost43-3041Gaming Cage Workers
$512043-3051Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Out of district
$1019143-9111Statistical Assistants
Out of state
Cost Breakdown
Out of district
Out of state
Course fees
Books and supplies
$1911Find out more about these occupations at O*Net Online. Go to http://www.onetonline.org

* Information based on previous Fiscal Year

** Information based on average of past five Fiscal Year