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Fabrication Welding


Enhance your welding skills for greater, more varied employment opportunities. Prepare for positions in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and flux core arc welding (FCAW).

Students who complete this certificate have demonstrated advanced skills in all aspects of welding, such as structural fabrication, ornamental, and working with exotic metals.

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

Further your knowledge by completing Welding and Fabrication AAS degree.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
Basic Welding Certificate 16
WLD 261 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4
WLD 262 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4
WLD 263 Layout and Fabrication Welding 4
Subtotal 28

Program/Major Codes: CRTWLF/WLF
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