SMAW Advanced Welding 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.

1st SemesterCredits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
WED 2200 Welding Blueprint Reading (full semester 16-week course)3  
WLD 1200 SMAW Mild Steel, Flat Position2  
WLD 1201 SMAW Mild Steel, Horizontal Position2  
WLD 1202 SMAW Mild Steel, Vertical Position  2
WLD 2208 OAW Oxy, Plasma Cutting, Air Carbon Arc  2
Year Total: 7 4
2nd SemesterCredits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
MET 1200 Inspection, Measurement & Quality (full semester 16-week course)3  
MET 1209 Welding Metallurgy (full semester 16-week course)3  
WLD 1204 SMAW Mild Steel, Overhead Position2  
WLD 1231 SMAW Mild Steel, Open Root, All Positions2  
WLD 2203 SMAW Pipe, 2G  2
WLD 2206 OAW Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horiz  2
Year Total: 10 4
3rd SemesterCredits
First 8 WeeksLast 8 Weeks
IMT 1220 Rigging Systems (full semester 16-week course)3  
WLD 2209 Introduction To Fabrication (full semester 16-week course)2  
WLD 1230 FCAW Mild Steel, All Positions2  
WLD 2213 SMAW Pipe, 5G2  
WLD 1220 GTAW Mild Steel, All Positions  2
WLD 2223 SMAW Pipe, 6G  2
Year Total: 9 4
Total Credit Hours:  38

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

Note: All new welding students must register through a Welding Information Session; contact the Workforce Development Division Office at (815) 224-0233 to sign up.

Industry/Occupation: Construction welding, pipefitters apprenticeship, boilermaker apprenticeship, ironworker apprenticeship, operating engineers mechanic, & fabrication shops.