NCCER Gas Metal Arc Welding (Certificate)

Program Description

The NCCER Gas Metal Arc Welding technical certificate of credit prepares students for welding careers in the MIG process. Topics include an introduction to welding technology, oxyfuel cutting techniques, and MIG welding techniques and processes.

Program Details

  • Location: Flint River and Griffin Campuses
  • Major Code: GM21
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 10

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits

COFC 1080—Construction Trades Core 4
Choose ONE of the following course clusters
WELD 1005/1035 Cluster
WELD 1005—Welding and Cutting Fundamentals AND 3
WELD 1035—Gas Metal and Flux-Cored Arc Welding 3
OR (4)
WELD 1007/1037 Cluster
WELD 1007—Welding Technology Fundamentals AND 3
WELD 1037—GMAW and FCAW Welding 4

Program Advisor
David Wiley
Griffin campus

Chris Patterson
Flint River campus

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107

Bridgette Worst
Career Advisor
Flint Campus
Room 250A