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Welding - Basic Plate Welding (STC-WD6)

Program Locations:  The Academy at Fairhope Airport, Atmore, Monroeville, North Baldwin Center for Technology, South Baldwin Center for Technology, and Thomasville Campuses

Welding and Career Technology Division

Length: Two Semesters

The short-term certificate in Basic Plate Welding is designed to prepare individuals for employment in the field of welding. The program is competency based that includes both theory and hands on practical application based instruction. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding and cutting different types of materials.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of Alabama Transfers state transfer and articulation reporting system.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
WDT 108 Shielded Metal Arc Fillet/OFC 3
WDT 109 Shielded Metal Arc Fillet/PAC/CAC 3
WDT 122 Shielded Metal Arc Fillet/OFC Lab 3
WDT 123 Shielded Metal Arc Fillet/PAC/CAC Lab 3
WKO 110 NCCER Core 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
WDT 119 Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding 3
WDT 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove 3
WDT 124 Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding Lab 3
WDT 125 Shielded Metal Arc Groove Welding Lab 3
Sub-total Credits 12


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Monroeville Campus

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502

Academy at the Fairhope Airport

8600 C County Road 32
Fairhope, AL 36532