Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate

Career Certificate
Cost
$5,120*

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
  • fabricator/welder
  • construction trades apprentice
  • maintenance and repair welder
  • pipe welder

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Recommended Pathway

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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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • 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 Hours

23


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Welding and Fabrication Technology at CLC: Get the bigger picture

A GTAW Certificate is just one possible way to study Welding & Fabrication Technology. Get the bigger picture-degrees, credentials and extra options.

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