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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) NC II in the Philippines

The Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) NC II is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in welding carbon steel plates and carbon steel pipes components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, work order, welding procedure or oral instructions using GTAW 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
  • Welding Carbon Steel Plates Using GTAW
  • Welding Carbon Steel Pipes Using GTAW


Course Duration

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) NC II takes a minimum of 268 hours to complete.


Admission Requirements

Common requirements for TESDA courses include:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate authenticated by NSO
  • Copy of High school or College Diploma
  • Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records
  • 1×1 Pictures
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character

Requirements, however, may vary depending on the institution you are going to enroll at, so we strongly suggest you get in touch with the school or training center’s official representatives for more accurate and detailed information.


What Graduates Have to Say:


Qualified graduates of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) NC II can find employment as a  GTAW/TIG Welder.


Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 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. ang hinahanap kong course ay mig welding,, bakit walang mig welding course sa tesda???

    • Hi, Andrew!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      It seems the course you are looking for is also called GMAW.

      “Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), sometimes referred to by its subtypes metal inert gas (MIG) welding or metal active gas (MAG) welding…” – Wikipedia


  2. gud pm po, inquire lng po. magkano un fee s vocationl course n TIG WELDING NC11? sn po address ng school? maraming salamat po.

    • Hi, Ronald!

      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 this course on the link below, though. It’s best if you’ll contact them directly so they can give you an accurate and more detailed response.


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