This curriculum is designed for individuals wishing to obtain fundamental skills for immediate entry-level positions in the welding trade as welding apprentices or welding laboratory assistants.
Its structure allows students to pursue these courses on a part-time basis. All courses will apply to the Welding Certificate.
In order to learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study please visit here. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.
Credit for Prior Learning
Northern Virginia Community College accepts industry-standard certifications, credentials and/or professional courses for credit. Broadly, licenses, credentials and/or certifications must be current and valid for consideration. For more information regarding the status of the certification and its eligibility for credit, please see an advisor or faculty members in the discipline area that awards CPL credit.
The most current information can be found here for CPL: Certifications and Credentials.
Program Degrees and Certificates
There is immediate and significant demand for employees with data center operation capability. Combining either of our programs with the potential to earn multiple industry certifications can make you a highly qualified and sought after candidate. Be part of the birthplace of the internet, connecting the world through Northern Virginia. Graduates from this program can find employment opportunities in a number of areas like data center technician, operator and technologist.
Want to get started with this program? Speak with an adviser to start shaping your educational journey at NOVA.