MGE1 NCCER Dual Enrollment Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin and Flint River Campuses, GRCCA and Jasper Sites

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 16

Program Description

The NCCER Dual Enrollment Gas Tungsten Arc Welding certificate program provides instruction in TIG welding techniques. Topics include understanding the nature and culture of the welding industry, oxyfuel cutting techniques, and TIG welding processes.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Enrollment in this program is restricted to Dual Enrollment students. For more information about Dual Enrollment, please speak to the Recruitment Services office at (770)229-3065.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses


ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I


MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics


COFC 1080Construction Trades Core


WELD 1045Gas Tungsten Arc Weld I


Choose one of the following electives

WELD 1005Welding & Cutting Fundamentals



WELD 1007Welding Techn. Fundamentals


Total Credit Hours:3