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Welding (Basic)


Learn the shielded metal arc welding skills and processes used in construction or other field welding applications.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Applied Technology
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7159
Program Advisor: 520.206.7018
Information Sessions


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Welders, Cutters, Solderers and Brazers $37,636

Academic Options

Pursue a Fabrication Welding certificate or a Welding & Fabrication AAS degree.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
WLD 110 Basic Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding 4
WLD 115 Blueprint Reading/Estimating 4
WLD 160 Arc Welding 4
Subtotal 16

Program/Major Codes: CRTWLB/WLB
Gainful Employment Disclosure

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