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Metropolitan Community College Welding Program

Welding Certificates

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Business & Technology

Program Coordinator:
Aaron Gibbs 816.604.5246

The American Welding Society modular certification allows a student to obtain certification through the AWS as an entry-level welder, Level I. These modular certifications are specific to given welding processes.

Metropolitan Community College awards certificates to students who complete various career and technical programs. While each campus offers some of the same certificates, others are offered only at one of the MCC campuses.

Important: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

Certificates Awarded

Welding GMAW/GTAW (AWS modular certification)

Welding - MIG Certificate (AWS modular certification) (PDF)

Specific Program Requirements
WELD 110 Welding Industry Fundamentals 3
WELD 120 Thermal Cutting Processes Lecture 1
WELD 121 Thermal Cutting Processes Lab 2
WELD 130 Print Reading & Weld Symbols 3
WELD 150 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 151 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lab 2
WELD 160 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW) Lecture 1
WELD 161 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW) Lab 2
WELD 230 Layout and Fabrication Lecture 1
WELD 231 Layout and Fabrication Lab 2
Total Credit Hours Required 18

Welding GMAW Certificate (AWS modular certification)

Welding - MIG/TIG  Certificate (AWS modular certification) (PDF)

Specific Program Requirements
WELD 110 Welding Industry Fundamentals 3
WELD 120 Thermal Cutting Processes Lecture 1
WELD 121 Thermal Cutting Processes Lab 2
WELD 130 Print Reading & Weld Symbols 3
WELD 150 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 151 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lab 2
WELD 230 Layout and Fabrication Lecture 1
WELD 231 Layout and Fabrication Lab 2
WELD 270 Flux Core Arc Welding I (FCAW) Lecture 1
WELD 271 Flux Core Arc Welding I (FCAW) Lecture 2
Total Credit Hours Required 18

Welding Construction Certificate

Welding Construction Certificate (PDF)

Specific Program Requirements
WELD 110 Welding Industry Fundamentals 3
WELD 120 Thermal Cutting Processes Lecture 1
WELD 121 Thermal Cutting Processes Lab 2
WELD 130 Print Reading & Weld Symbols 3
WELD 140 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 141 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Lab 2
WELD 150 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 151 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lab 2
WELD 160 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW) Lecture 1
WELD 161 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW) Lab 2
Total Credit Hours Required 18