Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate
Learn Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Take up gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) when you’re ready to take your welds to the next level. A more complex process, GTAW produces stronger and better welds. Gain greater control over your craft with GTAW, also known as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding.
Earn your Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate in 2 semesters. Your credits can build into other welding certificates or your associate degree.
What can you do with a Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) certificate?
A GTAW certificate prepares you for entry-level work in a range of production and maintenance roles. Aerospace and nuclear industries rely on GTAW for strong, light and corrosion-resistant joins. You might also use GTAW in repairing tool and die machinery, for the same lasting qualities. Common job titles include:
- gas tungsten arc welder
- construction trades apprentice
- maintenance and repair welder
- pipe welder
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This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.
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Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights CLC 120 2 WFT 113 3 WFT 170 3 WFT 270 3
Course Code CLC 120 Course Title Credits 2 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 113 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 170 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 270 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights WFT 171 3 WFT 178 3 WFT 278 3 WFT 117 3
Course Code WFT 171 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 178 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 278 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code WFT 117 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Total Credit Hours23
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