This course involves welding tasks using arc, metal inert gas (M.I.G.), tungsten inert gas (T.I.G.), and gas welding equipment, leading to entry-level positions in the welding industry. Students will learn how to use various tools and measuring devices pertaining to welding. Students are prepared to take up to four American Welding Society certification exams. These courses are not sequenced; students may participate in any course regardless of prior knowledge and skill level. Students may need to take the course up to six times depending upon prior knowledge and skill performance. This program qualifies the student to take up to four industry recognized American Welding Society Certification exams at a qualified AWS Accredited Testing Facility (ATF).