SMAW Basic 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.

Fall semester, first year

GNT 1209Blueprint Reading


WLD 1200SMAW Mild Steel, Flat Position


WLD 1201SMAW Mild Steel, Horizontal Position


WLD 1202SMAW Mild Steel, Vertical Position


WSP 2208OAW Oxy, Plasma Cut., Air Carbon Arc


Total Credit Hours: 11

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.

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360, or, (815) 224-0630.