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Welder with mask and torch



Tungsten gas arc welding includes the use of gases like helium to weld non-ferrous metal like aluminum and titanium, as well as other exotic metals. Tungsten gas arc welding is also commonly used where custom components are fabricated by hand, as with valve control assemblies used in the oil and gas industry.

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For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
WLDGC 2103404 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 80
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder (GTAW) Certificate Total 80

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Career Options

Median Wage: $35,9601

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Welder2
  • Fabrication Welder2
  • Fitter2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."


  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Program Cost: $1,315

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.