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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Welding Technology, Certificate of Proficiency


75 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Welding Technology certificate students learn welding skills used in construction projects, manufacturing, industrial plants, and in maintenance industries. Using the latest welding processes and techniques, students learn to read blueprints and fabricate products in a variety of shapes and sizes. Students prepare to take the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) test.

Welding Technology certificate graduates will:

  • be prepared for a range of entry-level positions as welder apprentices, welders, welder fabricators, welding fitters
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Required Course Sequence

Technical Electives - 15 Credits


Select two 200 level Welding courses.

Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits


  • Written Communication 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning 5 credits
  • Social Science 5 credits

Total Program Credits: 75


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.