Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Students will learn theory and principles of the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process. Students will become proficient in all welding positions with the short circuit transfer mode and will also learn axial spray transfer and pulse spray transfer modes.
Certificates and Licensures
- MTECH Welding Technology: Gas Metal Arc Welding 1 Certificate
- QC10 American Welding Society Entry Level I Welder Certificate in GMAW
Registration Eligibility: Adults only.
Adult Student Registration Availability: Registration is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Students usually start the following Monday. To check seat availability, create a new student account in the MTECH Student Portal or call Student Services at 801-753-6282. Min/Max Enrollment: 10-28.
Program Length: 145 Hours.
Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.
Locations: Lehi Trade & Tech and Orem Campuses.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.
MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration.
Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to the first day of class. To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.
Pre-requisite Courses: MTECH Blueprints, Symbols, Testing & Inspection & Thermal Cutting Level I Courses.