Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, VA

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AWARD: After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula. LENGTH: Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits. PURPOSE: This program is designed to provide the layman and practitioner fundamental skills and knowledge in metal trades. OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Graduates will have fundamental skills for entry level weld installations. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in oxyacetylene processes, arc and MIG welding procedures. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massag

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