Welding: Gas Metal Arc Welding Certificate

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Estimated Cost: $3,338.16

Approx. # of Quarters: 2

Admission Dates: Fall and spring quarters

Prerequisites: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of 37 or successful completion of MAT 060

Prepares students for employment in positions requiring specialization in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). The competency-based curriculum combines classroom instruction with extensive hands-on training to develop the essential knowledge and skills for industry.

Program Length: This certificate program is approximately two quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates: Fall and spring quarters.

Prerequisite: COMPASS pre-algebra score of 37 or successful completion of MAT 060.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
WLD 105 Welding Theory I 5
WLD 110 Thermal Cutting & Gouging 3
WLD 112 Oxyacetylene Welding & Brazing 4
WLD 116 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 7
WLD 124 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III 7
WLD 142 Welding Theory II 5
WLD 152 Gas Metal Arc Welding 7
  Total Credits for Completion 38