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Pipe Welding Certification Preparation, Career Pathway certificate

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Welding Career Pathways prepares you to build on your problem solving, restoration, and analytical skills. This is a great option for those wanting to join a field that has plenty of opportunities to gain marketable skills that lead to further advancement.

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As a Career Pathway student, you can get one-on-one support to help you access resources, services, and employment. You may also be eligible for financial support to help you with the costs of college.

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Career Pathway Certificate: Pipe Welding Certification PreparationLess than 1 yearLimited entry, see how
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Course listing for the 2023-2024 catalog year.

WLD 224Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: (Mild Steel) Pipe I4
WLD 225Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: (Mild Steel) Pipe II4
WLD 256Preparation for Pipe Certification I4
WLD 257Preparation for Pipe Certification II4
WLD 258Preparation for Downhill Pipe Certification I4
WLD 259Preparation for Downhill Pipe Certification II4
Total Credits24

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