Welding Certificate

Gain the theoretical knowledge and hands-on application necessary to adjoin similar and dissimilar metals, and perform a variety of other tasks associated with welding.

Topics Include

  • Occupational orientation and safety
  • Principles of welding
  • Welding print reading
  • Visual examination inspection and testing including: API 1104 Schedule 40 Pipe
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Costs and Requirements

Cost: $2,650
Includes class materials and 1 attempt at the API 1104 Schedule 40 Pipe certification.

Requirements: $75
Successful completion of a drug screening, certified background check, and vocational screening assessment. Must have a High School Diploma or equivalency.

Welder’s Kit: $225 (Optional)
Students can purchase this kit through BC3 or on their own (subject to inspection to meet minimum standards required for this certificate).

Additional Required Classes

Vocational Screening Assessment
BC3 Main Campus

Employability Skills
BC3 Main Campus

Funding Opportunities


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