Using the modular formatted (NCCER) curriculum, students complete all required NCCER Level II modules and may earn their national NCCER Level II credential and NCCER Core Credential. The curriculum includes reading welding detail drawings and SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW welding processes. This certificate is taught to national welding codes and prepares students for testing and certification for local metal fabrication shops and maintenance welding, and it provides basic skills that will ultimately be needed for construction pipe welding and welding on nuclear power jobsites.
Note: To participate, students are required to be equipped with basic safety equipment and tools. These items are not provided and must be purchased by the student.
Required items include:
- Safety Glasses
- Welding Gloves
- Welding Hood (with #10 or #11 lens)
- Oxyacetylene Goggles for cutting (with #4 or #5 lens)
- Striker, Wire Brush, Chipping Hammer
- Protective Clothing (no synthetic blends -100% cotton is recommended)
- 8” high Steel Toe Boots