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Certificate of Achievement


This Welding Certificate of Achievement program, which is offered in partnership with Passaic County Technical Institute, provides students with a basic understanding of the science, technology, and the application skills essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry.  Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. 

It is a three semester, fifteen (15) credit evening program.  Graduates of the three-semester program may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metal working industries.  Career opportunities exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, drilling, and pipeline companies, and welding related self-employment.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Identify the types of welding power sources and their characteristics, uses and limitations.
  • Perform entry-level skills in gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, and gas tungsten welding.
  • Construct weldments from sketches, blueprints, or verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrate the importance of safety precautions and practices in gas and shielded art metal welding.

Certificate Requirements(15 credits)

Code Name Credits
WLD 105 Interpreting Blueprints and Layout 2
WLD 110 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals 4
WLD 115 Intermediate Welding 4
WLD 120 Advanced Welding 4
WLD 150 Welding Capstone 1

Total Credits 15