Welding Specialist Certificate of Achievement


Total Credit Hours: 30

Colleague Code: CA.WELSP

Curriculum Code: WEL 110

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester: WEL 101, WEL 102, WEL 104

Second Semester: WEL 103, WEL 105, WEL 106

Third Semester: WEL 107, WEL 108, WEL 109

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For Program Information Contact:

Business and Technologies Department at 217.786.2381 or 217.786.2406 or see an academic advisor.

Required Program Courses (30 credits)

WEL 101

Basic Metal Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding

3 credits

WEL 102

Welding Blueprint Reading

4 credits

WEL 103

Advanced Metal Arc Welding

3 credits

WEL 104

MIG Welding

3 credits

WEL 105

TIG Welding

3 credits

WEL 106

Welding Fabrication

4 credits

WEL 107

Entry Level Welder Certification

4 credits

WEL 108

Pipe Welding

3 credits

WEL 109

Aluminum Welding

3 credits

Lincoln Land Community College provides the following information in compliance with the “Program Integrity” and “Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation” regulations as defined by the US Department of Education (34 CFR 668.8).

Gainful Employment Information

In-District Tuition & Fees:


Books & Supplies:


Academic Year 10-11 Completions:


On-time Completion**


On-time Rate**


Placement Rate***


Median Federal Loan****

No Graduates

Median Private Loan****

No Graduates

Median LLCC Loan****

No Graduates

** Many students attend part-time and are not able to complete the certificate in the amount of time indicated in the LLCC catalog. Students may also work on multiple degrees/certificates simultaneously, which often lengthens their time to completion.

***Calculated from FY10,11,12 respondents to employment status on the LLCC Career & Technical Graduate Follow-up Survey

****This is the median loan amount borrowed by certificate completers in 2010-2011.