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
1ST SEMESTER, FIRST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1210 GMAW (MIG) Mild Steel2
1ST SEMESTER, LAST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1211 GMAW (MIG) Stainless Steel2
Year Total: 4
 
Total Units in Sequence: 4

 
2nd SemesterUnits
2ND SEMESTER, FIRST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1212 GMAW (MIG) Non Ferrous Alloys2
WLD 2206 Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horizontal2
2ND SEMESTER, LAST 8 WEEKS
WLD 1213 GMAW Pipe, All Positions2
WLD 1220 GTAW (TIG) Mild Steel2
Year Total: 8
 
Total Units in Sequence: 8

  

3rd SemesterUnits
WLD 1230 Dual Shield & Metal Core
or WLT 1230 AWS Testing: Dual Shield & Metal Core
2
Year Total: 2
 
Total Units in Sequence: 2

4th SemesterUnits
WLD 2209 Fabrication2
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 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. 

 


Industry/Occupation:

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
In-district
$512043-3051Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Out of district
$1019143-9111Statistical Assistants
Out of state
$11050
Cost Breakdown
Tuition
In-district
$36140
Out of district
$8212
Out of state
$9071
Course fees
$69
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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