Student Catalog 2018-2019

Pipe Welder Certificate (PW11)

The Pipe Welder certificate program provides instruction in the specialized field of pipe welding. A good understanding and skill base is essential for the completion of this program; completion of welding diploma (or all certificates in SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW) is required for admission to this program. Topics include advanced gas tungsten arc welding practices, fabrication practices, and pipe welding techniques.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may find employment as pipe welders, pipe fitters, boilermaker apprentices, plumber apprentices, process pipe welders in food production, oil rig welders, or pipeline maintenance welders

Credit Required for Completion: Minimum of 10 credit hours


Occupational Courses

WELD 1150Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding


WELD 1151Fabrication Processes


WELD 1152Pipe Welding