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gas metal arc welding certificate


    Program Number: 61-442-1
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, Jackson Regional Center
    This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    The Gas Metal Arc Welding Certificate prepares individuals for entry level employment in the area of gas metal arc welding (GMAW). The certificate includes welding safety, occupational math, welding print reading and gas metal arc welding in all positions. The certificate courses ladder into the one-year Welding Technical Diploma.   

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Pathways

    Career Pathways offer a guide to help you achieve your education and employment goals. With short-term education options based on stackable credits, Career Pathways allow you to build upon your education goals as you plan your career advancement. At each step of the way, your classes will stack to more advanced certificates and diplomas, earning industry recognized credentials that provide you potentially new employment opportunities.

    Admission Process

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    442-331 Welding Print Reading 2
    442-357 Gas Metal Arc Welding 1 (GMAW) 2
    442-358 Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 (GMAW) 2
    804-360 Occupational Mathematics 1 2
    Total 8

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.