Entry Level Welder

College of Rural and Community Development
Community and Technical College

Occupational Endorsement

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Minimum Requirements for Occupational Endorsement: 21 credits

The entry level welder occupational endorsement provides training needed to succeed in the structural welding industry and to pass the American Welding Society test, used as an industry standard. The program also covers the safety requirements and mathematics needed in this high-demand occupation.

Occupational Endorsement Program

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
  3. Complete the following:*
    TTCH F131--Mathematics for the Trades--3 credits
    WMT F103--Welding I Fundamentals and Safety--3 credits
    WMT F105--Welding II Basic Welding--3 credits
    WMT F130--Shielded Metal Arc Welding--3 credits
    WMT F140--Metal Fabrication--3 credits
    WMT F160--Gas Metal Arc Welding--3 credits
    WMT F290--Welding Proficiency--3 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--21 credits

* Students must earn a C grade (2.0) or better in each course.