Gas, Tungsten Arc, Welding

Certificate of Completion
#24380

Prepares students for entry-level employment as a licensed welder with additional skills development and theory in gas tungsten ARC welding. Coursework prepares students for industry licensing with emphasis on competencies required for certification in aluminum, CRES, mild steel and selected exotic metals with specialty skills in gas tungsten ARC welding.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will be technically competent.
  • Students will solve problems as related to preparing materials prior to welding.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Introduction to Welding
Oxyacetylene Welding
Basic Electric Arc Welding
Welding Metallurgy
Print Reading and Computations for Welders
Beginning Arc Welding
Intermediate Arc Welding
Certification for Welders
Construction Fabrication and Welding
Pipe and Tube Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

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