Certificate of Completion in Welding

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
WLD106AA Arc Welding, or permission of instructor Gateway course 0–5
(WLD106AB) or
WLD106AC or
WLD106AC or
WLD206AA or
WLD206AB or
WLD206AC or
WLD206AD or
WLD208AA or
(Arc Welding 6010 3G-4G) or SMAW 7018 Plate or SMAW 7018 Plate or Introduction to GMAW/FCAW and GTAW or Advanced GMAW and FCAW or Advanced GTAW Non-Ferrous or Advanced GTAW Ferrous or SMAW Code Welding or Advanced GTAW Ferrous Students must select one - two (1-2) courses for a total of 5-10 credits from WLD106, WLD206 or WLD208 5–10

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.