GM21 NCCER Gas Metal Arc Welding, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin and Flint River Campuses, Jackson County HS, and GRCCA

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 11

Program Description

The NCCER Gas Metal Arc Welding certificate program prepares students for welding careers in the MIG process. Topics include welding and cutting fundamentals, oxyfuel cutting techniques, and MIG welding techniques and processes.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required

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.

Contact Us

Chris Patterson, Program Coordinator


Phone: (706) 646-6873

Program Courses


COFC 1080Construction Trades Core


Choose one of the following course cluster

WELD 1005/1035 Cluster
WELD 1005Welding and Cutting Fundamentals



WELD 1035Gas Metal and Flux-Cored Arc Welding


WELD 1007/1037 Cluster
WELD 1007Welding Technology Fundamentals



WELD 1037GMAW and FCAW Welding