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Welding and Metal Joining CAMWM.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 18 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
Effective as of Fall 2023

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What is the program about?

This certificate in welding and metal joining contains in-depth hands-on labs which will include MIG, TIG, Stick (ARC), and Ox-acetylene use along with other types of metal joining options and instruction to include sheet metal layout, shearing, bending, riveting, brazing and spot welding. Welding safety, personal protection equipment, and special welding tools will be taught in-depth and used by the students within the lab setting. The other courses within the certificate offer an introduction to the manufacturing processes used in the tooling, machining, the welding industry, a focus on blueprint reading, design using AutoCAD, various measurement techniques and the mathematics necessary to solve applications in welding and manufacturing technology.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate applied competencies in the areas of welding, metal joining, machining, drafting applications and techniques along with blueprint interpretation.
  • Demonstrate mathematical skills required for the occupation.
  • Analyze manufacturing engineering problems (general and technical) and make appropriate decisions.

Career Opportunities

This in-depth training will ready students for entry level positions in Machine repair, Die and Mold repair, Metal Fabrication, Tool and Die shops, general repair shops and general manufacturing.


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Course Title Credits
CAM 1107 Introduction to Mechanical Drafting with CAD 3
CAM 1109 Fundamentals of Tooling & Machining 3
CAM 1180 Welding & Metal Joining I 3
CAM 1181 Welding & Metal Joining II 3
ISE 1300 Fundamentals of Dimensional Metrology 3
MAT 1110 Math for Technologists 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.