Structural Code Welding: Certificate of Achievement


The Structural Code Welding curriculum provides an introduction to the processes and techniques related to industrial technology. To earn a Certificate of Achievement in Structural Code Welding, the required courses must be successfully completed. This is a standalone certificate, as well as a stepping stone to earning your Associate in Science in Welding Technology degree.

The Welding Technology Program offers an Associate in Science degree, as well as five Certificate options. (Links are in the For More Information section, below.)

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc and Flux Core Arc Welding
  • Pipe Code Welding
  • Structural Code Welding
  • Welding Assistant/Helper

Earnings Potential

See the salary levels for all types of welding on the Welding Technology Degree page. The salary ranges offered in the Kern County, California, region rank at the top compared to median welding salaries in the U.S. Link here for your Earnings Potential.  

Program Requirements

Structural Code Welding: Certificate of Achievement course requirements link. Please note: This link and all links for courses, below, go to the Taft College Catalog, an external website. Plan to return to the Taft College website.

Required Courses

Course Number   Course Name Credit Hours
WELD 1500 Welding Processes 3.0
WELD 1510 Shielding Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 3.0
WELD 1560 Blueprint Reading 3.0
INTC 1000 Career Readiness in Industrial Technology 3.0
    Total Credit Hours: 12.0