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Career Area: Manufacturing
Local Certificate
Program Number: 61-442-1
Approximately 2-6 Months to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
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Wisconsin Technical College Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Certificate Programs

Want to work with your hands and gain entry-level employment in the manufacturing industry?

Moraine Park’s Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Certificate prepares students for entry-level employment as MIG welders in as little as six months, and students can also choose to continue their education by applying their certificate credits to the Welding technical diploma and/or the Metal Fabrication technical diploma.

Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), also known as MIG welding, is a welding process that can be used on most metals and alloys, and is popular in a variety of manufacturing and industrial settings.

In Moraine Park’s Welding certificate program, students learn to:

  • Use welding equipment
  • Practice welding safety
  • Use occupational math
  • Reading welding prints
  • Gas metal arc weld in all positions
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Certificate Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Moraine Park Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Certificate at Moraine Park