Welding

by Cerritos College
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!
About Cerritos College
Founded in 1955, Cerritos College is one of the top community colleges in Los Angeles County offering comprehensive, high-quality, affordable education and career training. We are one of the five largest community colleges in Los Angeles County. We sit on 135 acres located in the City of Norwalk, near the intersection of Interstates 5, 605, and 105, and State Route 91. This makes the campus geographically convenient for students coming from Southeastern Los Angeles County and North Orange County. Our students commute from Artesia, Bellflower, Buena Park, Cerritos, Cypress, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, La Mirada, La Palma, Long Beach, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, and beyond. An average of 22,000 students attend annually, and participate in over 180 areas of study and 87 degree and certificate programs.