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Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: This certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers in gas metal arc welding. The certificate program is composed of 13 credit hours within the Welding and Joining Technology curriculum.

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: Two (2) Semesters

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: Gas Metal Arc Welder, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 13 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

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


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (13 hours)
WELD 1000 Introduction to Welding Technology 3
WELD 1010 Oxyfuel Cutting 3
WELD 1090 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective 3
Hobbs, Jeff
Welding & Joining Technology
O: (229) 391-2644
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