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Welding Certification Preparation Customized, 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.

Award information

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Career Pathway Certificate: Welding Certification Preparation CustomizedLess than 1 yearLimited entry, see how
to get into this program

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Course listing for the 2021-2022 catalog year.

WLD 186ABeginning Certification Welding Practice3
WLD 186BBasic Certification Welding Practice3
WLD 286AIntermediate Certification Welding Practice3
WLD 286BAdvanced Certification Welding Practice3
Total Credits12

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 (Rock Creek) or Sal Castaneda (Swan Island).

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.

Next steps

Applying to PCC is free and only takes a few minutes.Apply now
Limited entry awards have an additional application process. Learn about the prerequisite requirements for the Welding program.

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