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V.C., Applied Welding Technologies Certificate

Certificate Type: V.C.
Major Code: WELDTEC-VC
CIP: 0648050802

This vocational certificate program prepares students for employment or advanced training in the welding industry. The program consists of classroom as well as hands-on lab study. Areas of study include basic and intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) skills, personal money management, employability and entrepreneurship skills.

Candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Apply and be accepted at Seminole State
  • Complete the Form 9, Level D Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and successfully meet the following minimum scores to complete the program:
    • Reading: 570
    • Language: 568
    • Math: 579
Notes:
  • Departmental consent is required to register for this program for Daytime Track students only.
  • This program is financial aid eligible.

Total program hours: 1170

Major Courses
The following courses are designed to be taken in consecutive order, one class at a time:
AvailablePMT0102CApplied Welding I
This course encompasses classroom/lab study of the basic concepts of welding. Areas of study include basic shop skills, safety, basic oxyfuel gas cutting skills, plasma-arc cutting and air carbon arc cutting skills. Students will gain knowledge in cleaning and preparing base metals, the details of weld quality and many different types of welding techniques and equipment used in each.
200
Not availablePMT0122CApplied Welding II
This course encompasses classroom/lab study of intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills. Areas of study include visual examination skills and drawing/welding symbol interpretation skills. Students will gain knowledge in language arts knowledge skills, critical thinking skills and health, safety and environmental management systems. Lab fee required.
200
AvailablePMT0134CApplied Welding III
This course encompasses classroom/lab study of basic and intermediate Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Skills. Areas of study include setting up and operating GMAW equipment for both aluminum and stainless steel. Students will gain knowledge in information technology, money management, professional ethics and legal responsibilities. Lab fee required.
200
AvailablePMT0141CApplied Welding IV
This course encompasses classroom/lab study of Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) skills. Areas of study include setting up for plain carbon steel FCAW operations and operating FCAW equipment. Students will also gain knowledge in leadership and teamwork skills, employability and entrepreneurship skills. Lab fee required.
200
Not availablePMT0131CApplied Welding V
This course encompasses classroom/lab study of basic and intermediate Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Skills. Areas of study include external inspections of GTAW equipment and plain carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel GTAW operations. Students will also gain knowledge in plain carbon steel groove welds. Lab fee required.
200
Not availablePMT0161CApplied Welding VI
This course encompasses classroom/lab study of the fabrication and welding of pipe joints. Areas of study include cutting and preparing Schedule 40 or 80 pipe using current AWS Specifications. Students will also gain knowledge in fabricating and repairing both Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals. Lab fee required.
170

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.