The major goal of the program is to fulfill a community need to achieve competencies in reading blueprints, beginning and advanced Arc Welding, Oxy-Fuel, pipe, MIG & TIG welding, along with communication and metallurgy.
ENGL 119 (Technical Communications) -- 3 credits
MATH 115 (Technical Mathematics) -- 3 credits
WLDT 101 (Blue Print Reading) -- 4 credits
WLDT 105 (Arc Welding I) -- 4 credits
WLDT 107 (Advanced Arc Welding) -- 4 credits
WLDT 108 (Oxyacetylene Welding) -- 4 credits
WLDT 130 (Pipe Welding) -- 4 credits
WLDT 141 (MIG and TIG Welding) -- 4 credits
WLDT 201 (Welding Metallurgy Math and Communication) -- 4 credits
IT 101 (Computer FUNdamentals) or CADT 150 (Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting), 185 (Architectural Drafting), or 195 (Technical Drafting) -- 3 or 4 credits
Total Credits: 37-38
Career and educational advancement opportunities
The Certificate in Welding Technology is designed for students who would like to obtain a certificate or plan to continue on to obtain a higher degree, or for students seeking qualification for entry level work in the welding trades.
Information about the certificate in welding technology is available from the Academic Affairs office at UNM-Valencia – 505-925-8600.