Intermediate Level II Welding Certificate

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Intermediate Level II Welding Certificate

Program Code: C50420E

Our Welding Technology – Intermediate Level II certification program teaches you about tungsten inert gas (TIG) metal inert gas (MIG) welding. Instruction topics include shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), fabrication, certification practices, and symbols and specifications.

This is a certificate program and requires fewer credits and less time to complete than a degree or diploma program. Certificate programs can be taken alone but are often taken along with other Industrial Manufacturing programs.

The Welding Technology program also offers degree, diploma, and additional certificate options.

Certificate requirements

13 Credit Hours

Courses in this program

Course Course Code Credit Hours Link to course details

This course is designed to enhance skills with the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on advancing manipulative skills with SMAW electrodes on varying joint geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to perform groove welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

Lecture Hours: 1  Lab Hours: 1  Clinical Hours: 0  Credit Hours: 4 
  • Prerequisites:
    Take WLD-115
  • Corequisites:
    None

This course introduces the basic symbols and specifications used in welding. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of lines, notes, welding symbols, and specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret symbols and specifications commonly used in welding.

Lecture Hours: 2  Lab Hours: 2  Clinical Hours: 0  Credit Hours: 3 
  • Prerequisites:
    None
  • Corequisites:
    None

This course introduces the basic principles of fabrication. Emphasis is placed on safety, measurement, layout techniques, cutting, joining techniques, and the use of fabrication tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to perform layout activities and operate various fabrication and material handling equipment.

Lecture Hours: 2  Lab Hours: 2  Clinical Hours: 0  Credit Hours: 4 
  • Prerequisites:
    None
  • Corequisites:
    None

This course covers certification requirements for industrial welding processes. Topics include techniques and certification requirements for prequalified joint geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to perform welds on carbon steel plate and/or pipe according to applicable codes.

Lecture Hours: 1  Lab Hours: 1  Clinical Hours: 0  Credit Hours: 2 
  • Prerequisites:
    Take All: WLD-115, WLD-121, and WLD-131
  • Corequisites:
    None

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We offer several credentials that provide the flexibility you need. Most degree programs last two years and provide the most in-depth study of a particular subject. Diplomas and certificates take less time and are often taken in conjunction with other degree programs. Specialized training is also available for workforce development programs that are completed in less than a year.

Contact Information

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New Bern Campus
252-638-7370

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