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Advanced Welding Occupational Endorsement Certificate

The occupational endorsement certificate (OEC) Advanced Welding builds on foundational skills required for entry into the welding industry and prepares individuals for employment in pipe welding operations. Courses in this program are based on standards established by the American Welding Society and the American Petroleum Institute.  A total of 21 credits and two industry-recognized welding certifications is required for the Advanced Welding OEC. 
Students must complete the OEC Welding in order to complete this program.  

Overview & Learning Outcomes

Course Descriptions

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Financial Aid


Tuition & Fees

Welding Equipment List


Pipe Weld