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Gas Metal Arc Welding NC II in the Philippines

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) NC II is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in welding carbon steel pipes components using GMAW welding equipment.

Some examples of skills that you will acquire from enrolling in this course include:

  • Applying safety practices
  • Interpreting drawings and sketches
  • Performing industry calculations
  • Contributing to quality system
  • Using hand tools
  • Preparing weld materials
  • Setting up welding equipment
  • Fitting up weld materials
  • Repairing welds

Course Duration

Gas Metal Arc Welding NC II takes a minimum of 268 hours to complete.

Admission Requirements

Basic requirements for this TESDA course include:

  • Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
  • Highschool or College Diploma
  • Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • 1×1 and/or 2×2 Pictures


Some Technical Vocational Institutions (TVIs) may require you to complete Gas Metal Arc Welding NC I before being allowed to take Gas Metal Arc Welding NC II.


Qualified graduates of Gas Metal Arc Welding NC II can find employment either as a plate or pipe welder (GMAW).

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the Gas Metal Arc Welding NC II course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. A National Certificate (NC II) will be issued to students who passed this assessment. You can find more information on assessments and certifications at the official website of TESDA.

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  1. hello Good day
    Just inquiring how much is the tuition fee for welding 6G
    Smaw,fcaw,gmaw and marine welding?

    Im planning to take the coarse afrer i arrived back there I am currently working here in Newyork City
    Thank you and have a wonderful day

    • Hi, Kenneth!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We’re sorry but we have no available information regarding the tuition fees for the different TESDA courses. You can find the list of schools/training centers that offer the said courses on the links below, though. It’s best if you’ll contact them directly so they can give you an accurate and more detailed response.
      Shielded Metal Arc Welding
      Flux Cored Arc Welding
      Gas Metal Arc Welding


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