Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Gas Metal Arc Welder, Technical Certificate of Credit

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses.

Entrance Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Length of Program: Four Terms (Evenings only)
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 16

Program Description: The Gas Metal Arc Welder 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

Employment Opportunities: The Gas Metal Arc Welder graduate will be employable as a special purpose welder. Graduates readily find employment as an entry level welder in the Steel Fabrication Industry.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

Occupational Courses, 16 credits

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

 

WELD 1153Flux Cored Arc Welding

4

OR

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

Guided Pathway

Augusta Evening Program

PROGRAM NAME: Gas Shielded Metal Arc Welder

AWARD: Technical Certificate of Credit

CAMPUS: Augusta Evening Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

Year 2 Fall Semester

WELD 1153Flux Cored Arc Welding

4

OR

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

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