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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 1_CE_GTAW

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This Certificate of Specialization certifies mastery of skills necessary for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Level I.

Program Outcomes

  1. Acquire the necessary skills training for proficiency in taking a welding qualification test for certification which may be required for employment.
  2. Improve or develop additional proficiencies required for professional growth or advancement in their current employment.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
WELD A100Arc & Oxy-acetylene Welding3-4
or WELD A101 Arc & Oxy-acetylene Welding
WELD A104Weld Test GTAW0.5
WELD A130Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level 13
Total Units6.5-7.5

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing. 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
Arc & Oxy-acetylene Welding
or Arc & Oxy-acetylene Welding
Semester 2
WELD A130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level 1 3
WELD A104 Weld Test GTAW 0.5
 Total Units6.5-7.5