2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Welding Certificate

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Program Description

Code 155 - 25 Credits

Welding is the most common way of permanently joining metal parts. Through welding, heat is applied to metal pieces, melting and fusing them to form a permanent bond. There are a variety of welding processes including stick, MIG and TIG. The Industrial Welding core curriculum at Kellogg Community College prepares students to weld a variety of metals in various positions using each of these processes. Students may pursue either a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Welding.

Modules within the curriculum cover:

  • Advanced Arc Welding
  • Brazing and Soldering
  • Cutting Processes
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Oxyacetylene Welding
  • Pipe Welding
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Special Applications/Fabrication
  • Welding Metallurgy

Modular Format

Industrial Trades curricula are offered in a non-traditional, modular format. Module descriptions are not listed in the catalog. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at http://www.kellogg.edu/academics/areasofstudy/manufacturing-skilled-trades-applied-technology/.

Industrial Trades Orientation

All students interested in taking Industrial Trades modules must complete one or more core curriculum orientation. The orientation is a core curriculum prerequisite. Students will not be able to register for modules until the orientation is completed.


To earn the certificate, students must complete twenty-five (25) credits in Welding core curriculum. For more information about Industrial Welding modules go to the Industrial Trades page at http://www.kellogg.edu/academics/areasofstudy/manufacturing-skilled-trades-applied-technology/industrial-welding/.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the Industrial Welding Certificate program, and other important information, please go to www.kellogg.edu/academic/Gedt_welding.html.

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