Certification Welding

Certification Welding

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Program Duration

1 semester

Program Type

Certificate of Proficiency

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Career and Wage Information

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Why Choose This Program

In addition to a certification welding course, students can choose to learn advance pipe welding or TIG welding procedures to increase their value to employers.


About The Program

This program teaches advanced welding techniques and prepares students to pass the American Welding Society and American Society for Mechanical Engineers Structural Welding Test.

Paying for College

Northark is affordable! We offer nearly $500,000 annually through institutional and foundation scholarships in addition to federal and state aid. See our scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Transfer or Stackable Options

Courses in this certificate can be used as one of the technical disciplines required for the Associate of Applied Science in General Technology.

Faculty Contact

Steve Stanley
Welding Instructor
(870) 391-3383

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and utilize basic safety practices in the welding industry.
  • Identify and properly use fabrication materials, power equipment, and power tools.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and interpret welding fabrication blueprints.
  • Demonstrate basic welding techniques in general welding procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to correctly set up welding machines and cutting equipment.
  • Successfully complete NCCER Core Curriculum and Welding Level I and demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in the welding shop.