Certificate of Completion in Welding

Welding Technology

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Welding

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

Associated Programs

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Welding develops skills in oxyacetylene (gas) and electric (arc) welding with emphasis on preparing for the American Welding Society Arc certification exam.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC DFT114 Machine Trades Blueprint Reading 3
RC GTC216 Properties of Materials 3
RC WLD106AA Arc Welding 5
RC WLD101 Welding I

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC WLD Any combination of the WLD courses listed for a total of 13-15 credits: WLD101; WLD106AB; WLD106AC; WLD106AD; WLD206AA; WLD206AB; WLD206AC; WLD206AD; WLD208AA; WLD225 13–15
RC WLD106AB Arc Welding 6010 3G-4G
RC WLD106AC Arc Welding 7018 3G-4G
RC WLD106AD Arc Welding 6010, 7018 5G-6G
RC WLD206AA GMAW and GTAW Welding
RC WLD206AB Advanced GMAW and FCAW Welding
RC WLD206AC Advanced GTAW Non-Ferrous Welding
RC WLD206AD Advanced GTAW Ferrous Welding
RC WLD208AA Advanced Arc Welding - 3G Certification
RC WLD225 Welding Inspection and Quality Control

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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