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Campus: Larimer Campus

Metal Fabrication Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two-semester) certificate in Metal Fabrication and enter the workforce. Students explore design, layout, and fabrication concepts in conjunction with several welding processes. This program covers a broad spectrum of welding techniques including: cutting processes, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, blueprint reading, design, layout, and metal fabrication. This program prepares students for entry-level career positions in metal fabrication, welding, and manufacturing.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
WEL 100Safety for Welders

1

WEL 103Basic Shielded Metal Arc I

4

WEL 101Allied Cutting Processes

4

WEL 124Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

4

WEL 106Blueprint Reading for Welders and Fitters

4

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
WEL 104Basic Shielded Metal Arc II

4

WEL 203Flux Cored Arc Welding I

4

WEL 250Layout and Fabrication

4

WEL 251Design, Layout & Fabrication

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 33