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Gas Metal Arc Welder - GM31 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Gas Metal Arc Welder Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for welding careers in the MIG process. Topics include an introduction to welding technology, oxyfuel cutting techniques, and MIG welding techniques and processes.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
High School

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

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Curriculum
Occupational Courses 15
WELD 1000 Introduction to Welding Technology 4
WELD 1010 Oxyfuel and Plasma Cutting 4
WELD 1090 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
WELD 1030 Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology 4
WELD 1040 Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4
WELD 1150 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
WELD 1151 Fabrication Processes 3
WELD 1152 Pipe Welding 4
WELD 1153 Flux Cored Arc Welding 4

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