Entry Level Welder CC

Automotive and Welding Department | 4 CPCC - Career Pathway Certificate of Completion | 6 months

Earn a certificate in less than a year as an Entry Level Welder at Clackamas Community College and enter or further your career in the welding industry.

This program is designed with core competencies in mind while allowing the student flexibility to take other relevant welding courses.

Entry Level Welding Technician CC

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Description and Outcomes

Entry Level Welder Core Requirement

Complete 2 courses: WLD-111 or WLD-113 or WLD-115
  • WLD-111
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
  • 8
  • WLD-113
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding/Flux Core Arc Welding (Wirefeed)
  • 8
  • WLD-115
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • 8
Complete the following Core Requirements
  • WLD-100
  • Welder's Print Reading I
  • 3
  • WLD-250
  • Welding Fabrication I Beginning Project
  • 4

No course may be used to satisfy more than one requirement
Total Credits Required: 23

Contact Us

Dustin Bates

Department Chair, Welding Instructor



Barlow Hall 259 and Training Center 112