Sauk Valley Community College

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(H47) Welding: Pipe Welding

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College Catalog - H47

Program Description

(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 have completed the Entry Level Certificate at SVCC 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
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354;
Scott Gillihan, Assistant Instructor of Welding, 815/835-6278. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 19 credit hours.

Tuition and Fees $2,107.00 $5,584.00 $6,078.00
Course Fees $1,295.00 $1,295.00 $1,295.00
Room and Board $6,750.00 $6,750.00 $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $998.54 $998.54 $998.54
Total $11,150.54 $14,627.54 $15,121.54