The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Classes for this program are held at the West Hills Center and the Energy
Innovation Center, the North Campus,
affiliated Centers, 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071 and 1435
Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
Also see Welding Technology (316.4).
certificate program provides students with the entry-level skills to work as a
welder in small and large companies. Students in this certificate program are
eligible to take the American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 and D1.5 Certification
Test. This program also offers students the skills that are necessary to read
blueprints in the technical work area. Full-time students in this certificate
program are prepared to sit for the AWS certification in four (4) months.
Students may find employment as welders, fabricators or grinders.
successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
The CCAC North
Campus Welding Certificate is available at the CCAC West Hills Center. Credit
for some courses may be awarded for work completed at an area
vocational/technical school, trade school or in the military. Students should
be advised at the West Hills Center.