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Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Certificate

The program prepares students with entry-level job skills in all phases of the welding industry and provides upgrading for those out in the field that need to acquire additional skills. Emphasis is placed on welding procedures used in the construction industry. Preparation for state certification is covered through the American Welders Society (AWS).

Completion of this certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Vocational/Technical Studies.

Institutional Proficiency Requirements

In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete institutional proficiencies of ENG095, MATH075 and READ095 that are outlined on page 77 to meet all graduation requirements.

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Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 31 Credit Hours Print Requirements

Program Requirements       (25 hours)
VOC109 Fundamentals of Vocational Education 4 credits
VOC117 Blueprint Reading and Construction Math 4 credits
WLDG105 Introduction to Welding 3 credits
WLDG118 Welding Level I 3 credits
WLDG119 Welding Level I Application 4 credits
WLDG211 Welding Level II 3 credits
WLDG230 Welding Level III 4 credits
Approved Electives       (6 hours)
WLDG133Pipe and Plate Code Testing 4 credits
WLDG140Advanced Layout and Fabrication 3 credits
WLDG148Ornamental Art Welding 3 credits

Welding Curriculum Profile 2012-2015

Gainful Employment Welding Technology Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Gary Martinez
Phone: (505)454-2522
Email:gmartinez@luna.edu
Program Advisor: Corey Moore
Phone: (505)454-2590
Email: cmoore@luna.edu@luna.edu

ACCESS Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Melissa Lopez
Phone: (505)454-5357
Email: mlopez@luna.edu

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