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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Welding Technology, Certificate Competency


Effective for Spring, 2016

The Welding Technology Certificate provides training in the field of industrial welding.  This Certificate offers practical training and relevant theory in Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux cored Arc Welding, Oxy-fuel Welding and Cutting, Plasma Cutting, as well Welding Inspection.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic competencies in the four primary welding processes used in industry today.
  • Use welding electrodes in four positions.
  • Interpret blueprints and welding symbols.
  • Apply non-destructive testing required in industry.
  • Demonstrate mastery of knowledge of basic metallurgy.
  • Employ occupational safety and health principles and practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of inspection principles and practices.

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Total Credits: 29

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