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Welding Production Technology Certificate of Achievement

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Students in LMC's welding program train on state-of-the-art equipment at the Hanson Technology Center, the Brandywine High School or the Allegan Tech Center.

Upon completion of the listed Welding Production Technology certificate requirements, you will be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement. This allows you to enter the job market with basic, entry-level skills. Credit earned can be applied toward your associate degree.

Certificate Requirements Credit Hours
Machine Tool 110, Machine Tool I  3
Trade Related Instruction 134, Metallurgy and Heat Treatment 3
Welding Production Technology 101, Fabrication 2
Welding Production Technology 102, SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) I 2
Welding Production Technology 103, GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) I 2
Welding Production Technology 104, Welding Blueprint Reading & Symbols 2
Welding Production Technology 105, Welding Fabrication I 2
Welding Production Technology 202, GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) I 2

Some courses may be offered in Open Entry/Open Exit (OE/OE) format. See course descriptions.

Employment of welders, cutters, solderers and brazers is expected to grow about as fast as average through 2026.

National 2016 median pay: $39,390 per year or $18.94 per hour
National job growth projections by 2026: 6%*

*Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017


Faculty, Welding

Bachelor of Applied Science, Welding Technology; Associate of Applied Science, Welding Technology

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