Combination Welding | BCTC

Diplomas: Combination Welding

Academic Plan Code 4805084019

Welding occupations are primarily concerned with joining, surfacing, or repairing structures or parts made of metal or other weldable materials. The skills and knowledge needed to determine the appropriate welding technique required for a specific project and to successfully perform that technique are gained through course work and practical experience.

ENG101 Writing I (3) OR
Computer Literacy (0-3)
TEC200 Technical Communications (3) OR
WPP200 Workplace Principles (3)
MAH155 Applied Mathematics (3) OR
MT115 or MAT125 Technical Mathematics (3) OR
MT111 or MT145 Contemporary College Mathematics (3) OR
MA109 or MT150 College Algebra (3)

Subtotal Credit Hours: 6 - 9

Technical Core or Support Courses

WLD100 Oxy-Fuel Systems OR 2
WLD110 Cutting Processes (2)
WLD101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab OR 2
WLD111 Cutting Processes Lab (3)
WLD120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (2)
WLD121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Fillet Laboratory (3)
WLD123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Groove Welds with Backing Lab (3) OR
WLD225 Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Open Groove Lab (3)
WLD130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (2)
WLD131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: Fillet Lab (3)
WLD133 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: Groove Lab (3)
WLD140 Gas Metal Arc Welding (2)
WLD141 Gas Metal Arc Welding: Fillet Lab (3)
WLD143 Gas Metal Arc Welding: Groove Lab (3)
WLD170 Blueprint Reading for Welding (2)
WLD171 Blueprint Reading for Welding: Lab (3)
WLD220 Welding Certification (2)
WLD221 Welding Certification: Lab (3)
WLD298 Welding Practicum (1-6) OR
WLD299 Cooperative Work Experience (1-6)
Technical Elective (2-3)

Subtotal Credit Hours: 41 - 48

Total Credit Hours: 47 - 57

Technical Electives:*

WPP200 Workplace Principles (3)
WLD151 Basic Welding A (2)
WLD161 Submerged Arc Welding: Lab (1)
WLD181 Advanced Welding Systems: Lab (1)
WLD191 Plasma Arc Welding Systems: Lab (1)
WLD147 Flux Cored Arc Welding: Lab (1)
WLD145 Gas Metal Arc Welding Aluminum: Lab (1)
WLD251 Welding Automation: Lab (1)
WLD253 Pipe Fitting and Template Development Lab (1)
WLD229 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe: Lab B (3)
WLD240 Materials Technology (2)
BEX100 Basic Electricity for Non-Majors (3)
BEX101 Basic Electricity Lab for Non-Majors (2)
FEX100 Fundamentals of Electricity for Non-Majors (3)

*This list is not all inclusive. Other courses may be approved
at the discretion of the program coordinator.