2020-2021 College Catalog 
  
    Jan 16, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog

Industrial Welding Technology - MIG Option/GMAW Certificate


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IMPORTANT NOTE: The American Welding Society - Level 1 Certificate  may be of interest to you. Industrial Welding Technology-MIG Option/GMAW is currently under review. Please contact the Welcome Center (309.345.3500 or welcomecenter@sandburg.edu) or your advisor for more information.

This two-semester certificate is designed to provide the graduate with skills needed to enter employment in local industry with skills and knowledge that emphasizes training and the entry-level competence for MIG welding. The welding program emphasizes welding skill proficiency through lab activities and projects as learning activities. All of the courses contain essential components required for success in the industry today such as mathematics, communication, attendance, and productivity.

Long-Term Benefits

  1. Increased labor pool to replace retiring workers
  2. Increased selection for new hires
  3. Overall increased quality of work force
  4. Overall increased quality of manufacturing in western Illinois
  5. Increased technical expertise of existing work force

Admission to the Program: Open

First-Time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.

Department of Career & Technical Education

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309.341.3501

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.  

Certificate Requirements


Faculty


Ian Milligan
Instructor, Manufacturing Technology

Ellen Burns
Dean of Career and Technical Education

Facilities


The Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) offers classroom space, a computer lab, and houses Carl Sandburg College’s welding program. The College’s weld lab offers 26 bay stations. The welding area offers two welding simulators, as well as state of the art multi process welding machines.

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