Welding Technology (Certificate)

Study welding at JCC

With the Welding Technology certificate at Jamestown Community College, you can pursue a specific educational specialization in the field of welding technology. Graduates can seek employment after graduation in roles such as entry-level welder, welding technician, inspector, and sales engineer.

While at JCC, you’ll take coursework and gain hands-on experience in high technology welding and general education. The certificate program provides a strong foundation for students new to welding technology. If you want more experience, the Welding Technology certificate ladders directly into JCC’s Welding Technology degree.

2019 median pay for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers: $42,490/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where to study at JCC

Welding technology skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

  • Perform AWS code quality welds on plate and pipe in all positions using shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding.
  • Visually inspect all fillet welds and groove welds to ensure that they meet code criteria.
  • Weld low carbon steel, stainless steel, as well as aluminum using shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding.

Semester 1

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD

4

WLD 1200: Safety and Cutting Processes

3

WLD 1350: Shielded Metal Arc Welding

3

WLD 1360: Gas Metal Arc Welding

3

WLD 1370: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3
  • A fall start may be necessary to complete the program in one year. Discuss with an advisor.

Semester 2

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

WLD 2250: Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding

3

WLD 2260: Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding

3

WLD 2270: Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

SOC 1510: Introduction to Social Science

3