Gas Metal Arc Welding

Short-Term Embedded Technical Diploma


Welding is the most common way of permanently joining metal parts. Heat is applied to the pieces to be joined, melting and fusing them to form a permanent bond. Because of its strength, welding is used to construct and repair parts of ships, automobiles, spacecraft, and thousands of other manufactured products. Welding is used to join beams and steel reinforcing rods when constructing buildings, bridges, and other structures, and also in utilities such as nuclear power plants.

Graduates of the program will gain experience in the Gas Metal Arc Welding process. They will develop the ability of blueprint reading, sketching, and layout for welding. Major job skills learned will include: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
442-109 Mechanics of Learning for Welding 1
442-317 Welding Shop Safety 1
442-318 Introduction to Welding 1
442-343 Welding Blueprint Reading 1 1
421-310 Print Reading for Manufacturing 1
442-155 Gas Metal Arc Welding 1 1
442-156 Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 1
442-157 Gas Metal Arc Welding 3 1
442-158 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4 1
442-159 Gas Metal Arc Welding 5 1
442-160 Gas Metal Arc Welding 6 1
442-154 Thermal Cutting 1
 Total Credits12