Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for careers in the welding and joining industry. This certificate emphasizes arc welding in the flat position and is pre-requisite to the advanced certificate.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will setup, make specific cuts, and shut-down a manual torch assembly.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Industrial Drive, Thomasville, Tifton, Select High Schools

Length of Program: One (1) Semester

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 10 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a diploma program.


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (10 hours)
WELD 1000 Introduction to Welding Technology 3
WELD 1010 Oxyfuel Cutting 3
WELD 1040 Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4
Reed, Brandon
Welding & Joining Technology Faculty
School of Industrial Technology
O: (229) 391-2619
Taylor, Cliff
Welding and Joining Technology Faculty
Technical and Industrial Education
O: (229) 227-2650