This fast-paced, 48-week program is taught by instructors certified by the American Welding Society (AWS). Eighty percent of graduates are hired within three months of graduation. Graduates have the skills to create new products; repair existing products; and work in the mining, manufacturing, construction, transportation and agricultural industries. Study in welding technology includes instruction in welding theory, blueprint reading, fabrication techniques, weld quality control, properties of materials, basic metallurgy, welder qualification testing, destructive and nondestructive testing principles and methods, safety in welding and cutting and occupational orientation.
Completion of the certificate program gives you the option of moving on to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technology.
How to get Started:
- Apply to GBC online
- Complete the CTE application
- Take your accuplacer test at the GBC Campus or one of the following Centers:
Battle Mountain: (775) 635-2318
Ely: (775) 289-3589
Pahrump Valley & Tonopah: (775) 727-2000
Winnemucca: (775) 623-4824