Welding/Fabrication Technology - Level 2 Intermediate (WEL.LV2.CT)

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will choose the proper procedure per industry standards, and apply that information to perform industry acceptable welds/weldments.
  • Students will demonstrate the proper steps and measures in their approach of producing industry acceptable fabricated pieces.

Program Plan 2024-2025

Full Time - Fall Start

Year 1 - Fall

Courses   Credits
WEL 15001 Welding Fundamentals 3
WEL 16002 Basic Welding 4
WEL 1700 Fabrications Basics 4
IST 1300 Industrial Print Reading 3

Year 1 - Winter 

Courses   Credits
WEL 25003 Advanced Welding  5
WEL 26004 Welding of Advanced Materials 5
MSE 1000 Material Sciences Fundamentals-Metallurgy 3
or MSE 1200 Welding Metallurgy 3

MILESTONE: Make an appointment to meet with a counselor to apply for graduation for this certificate. 

Year 1 - Summer 

Courses   Credits
WEL 27005 Welding & Fabrication Capstone 5
  Required Supportive Courses* (Chose one) 3-4
                                                                   TOTAL CREDITS 35 - 36

*Required Supportive Course (Choose One)

Courses   Credits
MTT1100 Introduction to Machine Tools  3
BUS1210 Small Business Basics 3
CAD1101 Introduction to CAD 4
DDT1000 Fundamentals for the Drafting Industry 5


1 Co-req. of WEL1600 taken concurrently.
2 Co-req. of WEL1500 taken concurrently.
3 Pre-req. of WEL1500 and WEL 1600 ; or consent of instructor
4 Pre-req of WEL1500 and WEL1600; or consent of instructor
5 Pre-req of WEL1500, WEL1600, WEL1700, WEL2500, WEL2600, and TED1030; or consent of instructor