The CRC welding program is designed for students interested in seeking employment or advancing employment in welding fabrication and industrial repairs.
Current job statistics show a long-term and growing industry demand for skilled welders with very good pay for those with experience.
Welding encompasses study in electrical, metallurgy, chemistry, physics, design, and mechanical engineering.
The Welding Degree and Certificate of Achievement at Cosumnes River College specialize in welding training to meet current Welding Code Standards for Welder Operator Qualification. In addition, students will be introduced to Cal-OSHA and Fed-OSHA safety standards and current industry welding procedures for the purpose of competitive employment. All welding graduates will have the opportunity to become a certified welder, a certified forklift operator, and possess the Ten Hour OSHA Construction Safety Card.
The Certificates of Proficiency can begin preparing students for employment an begin students on their path to earning the Welding Technology A.S. Degree or Certificate of Achievement. They can also be used in conjunction with other technology areas such as:
For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see www.crc.losrios.edu/pslo