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Welding Certifications

​Welding Technology Certificate of Achievement

The certificate curriculum in welding technology is designed to provide comprehensive occupational training in all common types of welding methods relating to the needs of today's welding fabrication industry. The program provides students with manipulative skills and technical knowledge required to operate oxyacetylene, shielded electric arc, MIG, TIG and semiautomatic flame cutting welding equipment. In addition, students will be prepared for certification as required by employment in the welding industry. Employment opportunities available are: welder, welder technician, inspector, maintenance welder, production welder in manufacturing, construction industries and shipbuilding. The Santa Ana College Welding Program is a Los Angeles certified Testing Lab Facility. The program offers training and testing for the following certifications: SMAW, FCAW, TIG, and MIG.​

​Advanced Arc-Semi-Automatic Welding Certificate of Achievement​

The certificate curriculum in welding technology is designed to pr​ovide advanced occupational training in Advanced Arc and Inert Gas Welding in common types of welding methods relating to the needs of today's welding fabrication industry. The program provides students with manipulative skills and technical knowledge required to operate oxyacetylene, shielded electric arc, MIG, TIG and semiautomatic flame cutting welding equipment. In addition, students will be prepared for certification as required by employment in the welding industry. Employment opportunities available are: welder, welder technician, inspector, maintenance welder, production welder in manufacturing, construction industries and shipbuilding. The Santa Ana College Welding Program is Los Angeles Certified Testing Lab Facility. The program offers training and testing for the following certifications: SMAW, FCAW, TIG, MIG and PIPE.

Advanced Pipe Welding Technology Certificate of Achievement

The certificate curriculum in welding technology is designed to provide advanced occupational training in Pipe Welding, both Manually in Advanced Arc and Automatically through Orbital Technologies with Inert Gas Welding Processes. These classes are designed to meet both current and future needs in the pipe welding industry. The program provides students oxyacetylene, shielded electric arc, semi-automatic flame cutting equipment, Orbital Welding Technologies using MIG and TIG processes automatically.  In addition, students will be prepared for certification as required by employment in the pipe welding industry.  Employment opportunities available are welder, welder technician, inspector, maintenance welder, production welder in manufacturing, construction industries, and shipbuilding. The Santa Ana College Welding Program is a Los Angeles Certified Testing Lab Facility. The program offers training and testing for the following certifications: SMAW, FCAW, TIG, MIG and pipe.​

Automated Robotic Welding Systems Certificate of Achievement​

The certificate curriculum in welding technology is designed to provide advanced occupational training in Automated Robotic Welding.  The program provides students with training in set up, programming and operation in automated systems. The program provides the students the knowledge in the Gas Metal Arc Welding process. In addition, students will be prepared for certification as required by employment in the robotic welding industry. Employment opportunities available are welder, robotic welder technician, inspector, production welder in manufacturing and shipbuilding.


Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.