2022-2023 College Catalog

Welding Blueprint Reading TCC

Welding Blueprint Reading TCC (Major Code: WB11)

Program Description

The Welding Blueprint Reading certificate program offers training in the construction industry providing students with the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively on a construction site. Completion of the program qualifies graduates for entry - level employment. Topics include safety, tool use and safety, materials and fasteners, and construction print reading.

Career Information


Welding and Joining Technology, Welding Blueprint Reading, Oxy-fuel/Plasma Cutters

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 10.3% nationally and 6.2% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $38,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually. 

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Jay Pilcher
Instructor, Welding and Joining Technology

Academic Building: C2201


Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 term
Program Credit Hours: 12
Estimated Program Cost: $2,242

Required Courses


Occupational Courses (12 Credits)

WELD 1000Introduction to Welding Technology


WELD 1010Oxyfuel and Plasma Cutting


WELD 1030Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology


Total Credit Hours: 12


Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to interpret related blueprints.
2. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to understand basic welding laboratory principles.