The Cerritos College Welding Department is recognized nationwide as a leader in welding education. The 12,000 sq.ft. lab areas boast 76 welding stations allowing students practical welding experiences on ferrous and non-ferrous plate, pipe, and sheet metal using the SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW, and OAW processes on state of the art equipment. Instruction is also offered in pipe layout, print reading, and welding code classes.
The program is fully approved and licensed to administer AWS, ASME, API, and state welding certifications and specializes in the Los Angeles City Welding Certifications. Full time Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI) are on staff as well as other professors and instructors noted for their expertise in the art of welding. Free job placement assistance is offered to all students. Day, evening, and weekend classes are designed to meet the needs of every student. Over 1,000 students have acquired their certifications at Cerritos!