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2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Welding Technology
Degree Plan: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Eastfield and Mountain View campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.WLDG.GTAW

The Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) certificate program is designed to qualify students in the gas tungsten welding processes on either plate or pipe in accordance to the American Welding Society (AWS) or the American Petroleum Institute (API) welding procedures. These courses can be offered concurrently as CEU courses.

The certificate program provides learning experiences and/or capstone experiences in accordance to AWS D1.1 or API 1104 certifications.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (GTWA) Welding 4
WLDG 1425 Introduction to Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting 4
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
WLDG 1471 Welding Qualifications 4
Semester Total 8
Minimum Hours Required 16

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.