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Welding and Fabrication Advanced Applications (CVWLDN)

Advanced Certificate


This advanced certificate combines welding fundamentals with more complex welding, cutting and fabrication techniques and applications aimed to further develop one's skills and core competencies. Students focus on welding using processes and positions common in industry, perform destructive and non-destructive testing, identify weld failures and perform root cause analysis, executive repair techniques, perform advanced fabrication techniques and execute automated welding and cutting programming and operations. Students who successfully complete this advanced certificate will have learned a broad range of essential skillsets critical to the trade and how to apply those skills to manufacturing, automotive, construction, aerospace, oil, military industry, gas and power industries.


Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges/.

Admissions Requirements

Successful completion of the Welding and Fabrication Principles Certificate (CTWLDS).

Continuing Eligibility

WAF 233 and WAF 239 require a Math Level 2.

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Welding and Fabrication Dept
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
Glenn Kay II


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
WAF 150 Automated Welding and Cutting 3
WAF 210 Welding Metallurgy 3
WAF 230 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WAF 231 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
WAF 232 Semi-Automatic Welding Processes 4
WAF 233 Submerged Arc and Flux Core Arc Welding 3
WAF 239 Advanced Metal Fabrication 3
Total 24
Total Credits Required

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