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Welding: Pipe Welding **

(H47) Certificate

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in industry for positions in the field of pipe welding. Students will be trained in welding in several positions using several types of welding technologies. Students entering the program should have some welding experience or hold certification in welding. Individuals completing this program will be able to prepare and weld large industrial, commercial or residential applications. Students will be prepared to sit for AWS certification.

Work and Employment

This program is structured to be an extension of our existing  welding certificates for students who are preparing for the workforce or students who have already joined the workforce and who are looking to expand their welding skill base.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Roxanne Finneran, Assistant Instructor of Welding, 815/835-6387; Scott Gillihan, Assistant Instructor of Welding, 815/835-6278. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2019-20 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 19 credit hours.

Tuition $2,508.00 $6,422.00 $7,125.00
Fees $266.00 $266.00 $266.00
Course Fees * $10.00 * $10.00 * $10.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,784.00 $6,698.00 $7,401.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.