Shielded Metal Arc Welder

Pathway Certificate

This pathway certificate is designed to prepare completers for entry-level employment in the area of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW).  The certificate covers welding safety, basic welding math, welding print reading, and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW).

Pathway Certificates and Embedded Technical Diplomas are part of a larger model of BTC’s Career Pathways which link related academic programs in sequence.  Each program offers direct job preparation and a path to the next level of academic programming.  To view the connected program model, visit the Welding Career Path (PDF).

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
421-380 Blueprint Reading(Welding) 2
442-310 Shielded Metal Arc Weld (SMAW) 5
804-306 Shop Mathematics I 2
 Total Credits9