The Welding Technology Certificate Program allows students to develop skills to meet certain certification test standards for both structural and high-pressure vessel welding. Students will also be prepared to assume positions that require an understanding of fabrication and layout.

Possible Required Courses
Based upon placement testing results, some students will be required to successfully complete CCAP Reading and Math. These courses do not fulfill degree requirements and they will not transfer to any 4-year institution.

Course Requirements     ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
INMT  1003  Blueprint Reading   
WELD  1104  Pipe and Structural Fitting   
WELD  1204  Introduction to Arc Welding   
WELD  1703  Spray Arc Welding   
GTAS 1112  General Tool and Safety   
WELD  1302  Metallurgy   
WELD  1306  Position Welding   
WELD  1502  TIG Welding   
WELD  1503  MIG Welding   
Total     29

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The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.