Certificate of Achievement

This Welding Certificate of Achievement program provides students with a basic understanding of the science, technology, and the application skills essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. 

This Certificate may be part of the AAS Degree in Technical Studies. Before registration, talk to a Technical Studies Advisor!


Total Credits

Semester Begins Feb 7


Credit for Prior Learning may be available

What Jobs Can I Get?

Graduates of the program may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metal working industries.  Career opportunities exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, drilling, and pipeline companies, and welding-related self-employment.

Median Salary in NJ

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal…

Median Salary in NJ

Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand-soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams…

What Will I Learn?

Course topics include interpreting blueprints and layouts, welding fundamentals, and intermediate & advanced welding. Welding focuses on field construction and high-quality manufacturing. Credit for Prior Learning may be available.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Identify the types of welding power sources and their characteristics, uses and limitations.
  • Perform entry-level skills in gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, and gas tungsten welding.
  • Construct weldments from sketches, blueprints, or verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrate the importance of safety precautions and practices in gas and shielded art metal welding.

Contact Us

Kory Thomas-Johnson
Trades Coordinator
[email protected]