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Program Overview

The Associate in Science degree and Certificate of Achievement in Welding Gas and Electric is a full-time program designed for individuals seeking entry level positions in the field. Students enrolling in this program should be able to commit to full-time student status, which is approximately 21 hours per week. This time commitment is necessary to allow for hands-on training with the lab applications used during the course of instruction.

LATTC’s welding program is a Certified Welding Test Center. Individuals seeking certification as a welder can take the required certification exams on site.

By fulfilling the program requirements, students will have the necessary skills for all positions that are related to welding on plate. This program prepares the student for fabrication work, construction work, job shops and other entry-to-mid level related jobs.

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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Program Details

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE Units
Welding, Gas and Electric AS 44 48 21
Welding, Gas and Electric C 44 48