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Gas Metal Arc Welding NC I in the Philippines

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) NC I is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in welding carbon steel plates 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 I takes a minimum of 248 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


What Students Have to Say:


Qualified graduates of Gas Metal Arc Welding NC I can find employment as a plate welder (GMAW).

Competency Assessment and Certification

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

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  1. Hi. May evening or night class po ba for Gas Metal Arc Welding? Thanks

    • Hi, James!

      We’re sorry, but we’re not sure about that. It’s best if you’ll call the school or training center that you are thinking of enrolling at so they can give you a more accurate and detailed response.


  2. good day , ask ko lng po if nagpapatrainee din kayo para sa babae ng mga welding courses thanks

  3. where is the nearest training center for welding courses i am living in pacita complex san pedro laguna, i’m planning to take all types of welding skills, what are the requirements and how much is the tuition fee, how long is the training? thank you

    • Hi, Joaquin!

      Tuition fees and admission requirements vary per school/training center, so it’s best if you’ll contact them directly so they can give you a more accurate and detailed reply.

      You can find the list of training centers that offer welding courses on the page below:

      Just click the “view courses authorized” option and the address and contact information of the school or training center would appear.


  4. goodpm SIR/MAM,need ko po ng details about sa TESDA!!!gusto ko po sanang kumuha ng kursong GAS METAL ARC WELDING NC1course..paano po bng dapat kong gawin pano magaral…SALAMAT PO

  5. Gud day sir/mam. ask ko lang po kung saan po puwedeng enrol ang pamangkin ko ung vocational nga po at mababang tuetion fee lng po,kasi may mga anak din me na pinag aaral po sa ngayon.taga laguna po kame cabuyao po pero hnd po ako rehistado dito sa ngayon kaya mataas din po ang hinihingi po ng PAMANTASAN NG CABUYAO.salamat po

    • Hi, Cathy!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      You can use this tool from TESDA to locate the nearest school that offer a particular course. Just type in the name of the course you want then click “search.”

      As for the tuition fee, we have no available information regarding the fees for the different TESDA courses. For that, it’s best if you’ll contact the schools or training centers that offer this course so they can give you an accurate and more detailed response.


  6. Good day, ano po ang school d2 sa Laguna na nag o offer ng Ganitong course. And pwede po ba na every saturday lang ang pasok. And magkano po ang tuition fee. Thanks in advance.

  7. pls send me more details… thanks

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