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Welding Certificate

Welding Certificate

Program Description

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.

Required Courses:

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.