Welding Fundamentals

Welding Fundamentals

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate
LENGTH: Less than 1 Year


This program is designed for the student who desires to obtain the skills needed for a basic entry-level welder.

Courses in this program fulfill requirements for the Welding Technology Certificate program.  The Welding Fundamentalsl Career Studies Certificate program alone is NOT eligible for financial aid.  Interested students should consult a counselor for further information.


Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.


All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Welding Fundamentals CSC is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  •     the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  •     suggested course when more than one option exists
  •     which semester each course is typically offered
  •     if the course has a prerequisite
  •     courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Welding Fundamentals CSC