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Basic Welding and Cutting Certificate

This certificate is designed to provide the skills necessary for the student to successfully enter the welding field. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Basic Welding and Cutting. The Basic Welding and Cutting certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Rifle. Rifle offers it for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only.  

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (8)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (180)

* Completing both the Basic Welding and Cutting Certificate and Pipe Welding Certificates  will prepare students to take the American Welding Society (AWS) certification exam.


State Guaranteed Transfer 

Generally Transferable

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