Welding Technology Requirements | GCTC

Welding Technology Requirements

Courses

  • COM 252 Intro to Interpersonal Communication or COM 181 Basic Public Speaking 
  • Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam) 
  • ENG 101 Writing I 
  • Heritage or Humanities General Education course 
  • MAT 110 Applied Mathematics (or MAT 116 or higher level Quantitative Reasoning course) 
  • Natural Science General Education course (or PHY 151 Introductory Physics I and PHY 161 Introductory Physics Laboratory I) 
  • PSY 110 General Psychology or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 
  • Technical Elective(s) (3 credit hours) 
  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab 
  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove w/ Backing Lab or WLD225 Open Groove Lab 
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 
  • WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 133 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 143 Gas Metal Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding 
  • WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 
  • WLD 220 Welding Certification 
  • WLD 221 Welding Certification Lab 
  • WLD 298 Welding Practicum 
    or WLD 299 Cooperative Education Program  

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam) 
  • ENG 101 Writing I 
  • MAT 110 Applied Mathematics (or MAT 116 or MAT 126 or higher level Quantitative Reasoning course) 
  • Technical Elective(s) 
  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab 
  • WLD 120 Shielding Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove w/ Backing Lab 
  • or WLD 225 Open Groove Lab 
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 
  • WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 133 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 143 Gas Metal Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding 
  • WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 
  • WLD 220 Welding Certification 
  • WLD 221 Welding Certification Lab 
  • WLD 298 Welding Practicum 
  • or WLD 299 Cooperative Education Program  

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab
  • or WLD110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes lab
  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding and WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab
  • WLD 123 Shielded Metal Arc Groove
  • or WLD 225 Shielded Metal Arc Open Groove Lab
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • or WLD133 Gas Tungsten Groove Lab 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding and WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab
  • or WLD 143 Gas Metal Arc Fillet Groove Lab
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding and WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding LaB

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes lab 
  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove with Backing Lab 
  • or WLD 225 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Open Groove Lab 
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 
  • WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab  
  • WLD133 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 143 Gas Metal Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding 
  • WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes lab 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 143 Gas Metal Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • or WLD 245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Pipe Lab A 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding 
  • WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course (including those selected as technical electives) and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab 
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 133 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Groove Lab 
  • or WLD 235 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Pipe Lab A 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding and WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

courses

  • Recommended Pipeline Welder Electives 
  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab 
  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding and WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 
  • WLD 220 Welding Certification and WLD 221 Welding Certification Lab 
  • WLD 227 Shield Metal Arc Welding Pipe Lab A (pre-requisite WLD 225) 
  • WLD 235 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Pipe Lab A (pre-requisite WLD 133) 
  • WLD 245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Pipe Lab A (pre-requisite WLD 143) 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab 
  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding and WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding and WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

courses

  • WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab 
  • or WLD 110 Cutting Processes and WLD 111 Cutting Processes Lab 
  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding and WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • WLD 123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove with Backing Lab 
  • or WLD 225 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Open Groove Lab 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding and WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

courses

  • WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding and WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab  
  • or WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • or WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding and WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 170 Blueprint Reading for Welding and WLD 171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab 

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college. 

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • WLD 151 Basic Welding A 
  • or WLD 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding and WLD 121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab 
  • or WLD 130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and WLD 131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • or WLD 140 Gas Metal Arc Welding and WLD 141 Gas Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab 
  • WLD 152 Basic Welding B 
  • or IMT 100 Welding for Maintenance and IMT 101 Welding for Maintenance Lab

notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or greater in each technical course, (including those selected as technical electives), and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.  

Updated 1/27/21

S.M.A.R.T. Plan