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I learned a lot from one of the best instructors and experienced welders I know.
—Ryan Holden, Student
This certificate requires 12 units and will likely take 2 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($200 + $42) per unit
= $552 in tuition and fees
= $2904 in tuition and fees
+ ~$660* for books and supplies
= $1212 across two semesters or $606 per semester
= $3564 across three semesters or $1782 per semester
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.
Welding Technology Certificate of Achievement: This certificate provides a focus on the major welding and cutting processes for building or upgrading skills and is also a foundation for the two-year certificate.
Complete each course to be applied toward the certificate with a grade of "C" or better. Complete a minimum of 12 units in residence at Cerro Coso Community College.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|WELD C101||Oxyacetylene Welding||3 Units|
|WELD C102||Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)||2|
|WELD C200||Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)||2|
|WELD C201||Welding Fabrication||3|
|WELD C203||Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)||2|
For general questions, contact:James O'Connor
Counseling can provide specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.