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Pipe Welding Certification Preparation, Career Pathway certificate

Students talking to each other in the welding shop

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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Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Career Pathway Certificate: Pipe Welding Certification PreparationLess than 1 yearLimited entry, see how
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Course listing for the 2022-2023 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

Finish your degree

The Welding Career Pathway certificates lead to additional certificates and degrees. Continue your education to give yourself more job opportunities and career advancement.

Program cost

Use the cost calculator to see the estimated costs. For a more detailed cost sheet contact Annette Murphy.

Is it for me?

Career Pathway certificates are for high school and equivalent graduates. If you do not meet all the placement recommendations, contact us for other options.

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