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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Pipe Certificate

certificate Info at a Glance
Type
Certificate
Estimated # of Quarters
This certificate is approximately 2 quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.
Prerequisites
Minimum Accuplacer arithmetic score of 280 or equivalent or successful completion of MAT 092.

Prepares students for employment in positions requiring specialization in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding pipe (GTAW). The competency-based curriculum combines classroom instruction with extensive hands-on training to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for industry.

Admission Dates:
Day program: Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters, or by instructor permission.

Afternoon program: Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters, or by instructor permission.

Evening program: Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters, or by instructor permission.

Certificate Requirements

Course NumberClass TitleCredits
WLD 110Thermal Cutting & Gouging3
WLD 112Oxyacetylene Welding & Brazing4
WLD 210Gas Tungsten Arc Welding7
WLD 211Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW)7
WLD 223GTAW Pipe Welding7
COLL 102College Success for All3
 Technical Credits31

Thermal Cutting & Gouging

Item #
WLD 110
Total Credits
3

Develops the knowledge and skills for manual and machine-guided oxyfuel cutting, manual plasma arc cutting, and carbon arc gouging. 

Co-requisites
WLD 112, WLD 117, and instructor permission.
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Oxyacetylene Welding & Brazing

Item #
WLD 112
Total Credits
4

Develops the knowledge and skill for welding, brazing, and braze welding various joint designs using oxyacetylene equipment. 

Co-requisites
WLD 106 or WLD 143 or WLD 144, or WLD 157 and instructor permission.
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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Item #
WLD 210
Total Credits
7

Develops the ability to use the gas tungsten arc welding process to join carbon and stainless steels with various joint designs in all positions.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of WLD 123, WLD 152, and instructor permission.
Co-requisites
WLD 168.
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Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW)

Item #
WLD 211
Total Credits
7

GTAW welding on thin metal in all positions.

Prerequisites
Successful completion of WLD 210 or instructor permission.
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GTAW Pipe Welding

Item #
WLD 223
Total Credits
7

Weld 6" diameter pipe in the 5G position with GTAW.

Prerequisites
Instructor permission.
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College Success for All

Item #
COLL 102
Total Credits
3

College Success for All prepares students for success at Clover Park Technical College and beyond.  This class is offered Pass/Fail utilizes CANVAS CPTC’s online learning management system to familiarize students with this learning environment. Designed to provide students with the basic skills to be successful in college, by developing connections with campus resources, faculty, staff and peers.  The course includes 20 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of online and computer work. It includes, but is not limited to: study skills, learning styles, communication skills, time management, campus resources, test taking strategies, diversity and campus policies and procedures.  This class also includes mandatory safety and FERPA training along with SALT component for financial planning. 

Prerequisites
None, but required for all students.
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This page was last updated on June 20, 2017.