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Welding Certificates


Certificate of Achievement
El Camino College Compton Educational Center offers a variety of certificate programs. A Certificate of Achievement is recorded on a student's transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment is not recorded on the transcript. Each of the programs requires completion of courses in a particular field. Unlike degree programs, courses outside the field are not generally required.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with High Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

A Certificate of Achievement will be granted upon completion of the courses in the day or evening program for the Welding I or Welding II options. At least 50% of the courses required for the Certificate of Achievement must be completed at El Camino College Compton Educational Center.

Welding I Option:

Day Program:

Complete 32 units from:

Welding 1 Introduction to Welding Process

 (8 units)

Welding 2abc
(Can be taken up to 3 times)
Basic Welding Technology

 (8 units)

 

Total Units: 32

Evening Program:

Compete a minimum of 32 units from:

Welding 21 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

 (3 units)

Welding 23abc  
(Can be taken up to 3 times)
Arc Welding Certification

 (3 units)

Welding 40abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

 (3 units)

Welding 45abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Structural Fabrication and Blueprint Reading

 (3 units)

Total Units: 32


Welding II Option:

Day Program:

Complete 32 units from:

Welding 1 Introduction to Welding Process 

 (8 units)

Welding 2abc
(Can be taken up to 3 times)
Basic Welding Technology

 (8 units)

 

Complete 9-12 units from the following:

Computer Aided Design/Drafting 5 Introduction to Mechanical Drafting 

 (3 units)

Machine Tool Technology 16ab
(Can be taken up to 2 times)
General Metals

 (3 units)

Technical Mathematics 1 Technical Mathematics for Vocational Students

 (3 units)

English A
or qualifying score for
English 1A on English Placement Test
Writing the College Essay

 (3 units)

 

Total Units: 41-44

Evening Program:

Complete a minimum of 32 units from:

Welding 21 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

 (3 units)

Welding 23abc
(Can be taken up to 3 times)
Arc Welding Certification

 (3 units)

Welding 40abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

 (3 units)

Welding 45abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Structural Fabrication and Blueprint Reading

 (3 units)

 

Complete 9-12 units from the following:

Computer Aided Design/Drafting 5 Introduction to Mechanical Drafting  

 (3 units)

Machine Tool Technology 16ab
(Can be taken up to 2 times)
General Metals

 (3 units)

Technical Mathematics 1 Technical Mathematics for Vocational Students

 (3 units)

English A
or qualifying score for
English 1A on English Placement Test
Writing the College Essay

 (3 units)

 

Total Units: 41-44


Courses not available at the Compton Center may be taken at the Torrance campus
Description of courses can be found in the class schedule/catalog.
For more information, contact the Alicia Zambrano (310) 900-1600 x 2779.
 

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1111 E. Artesia Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
Tel: (310) 900-1600
 Last Updated On: 6/30/11