In addition to the general education requirements, the associate degree and 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, M.I.G., T.I.G. 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, T.I.G., and M.I.G.
- Student will successfully pass a comprehensive online course on Shop Safety.
- Students will successfully pass a comprehensive online course on Shop Environmental Concerns.
|WELD 108||Oxyacetylene-Arc Welding||3|
|WELD 125A||Intermediate Arc Welding||3|
|WELD 129A||Advanced Arc Welding Level I||3|
|WELD 139A||Inert Gas Welding Level I||3|
|WELD 153A||Math/Blue Print Reading for Welders||3|
|WELD 154A||Beginning Pipe Fundamentals ||3|
|Please select 3 units from the following list: |
|BUS 170||Principles of Small Business Management||3|
|CMST 101||Introduction to Interpersonal Communications||3|
|CMST 101H||Honors Introduction to Interpersonal Communications||3|
|ENGL 061||Introduction to Composition||3|
|MNFG 053||Technical Mathematics||3|
|WELD 140A||Welding Certification Training Level I||3|