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About the Program

Welding is a necessary skill for today’s technicians and field mechanics as well as for those who want to develop a career in metal fabrication. The College’s Welding Department has become the center for welding technologies in Northeastern Nevada. With highly qualified instructors, GBC provides the
opportunity to learn the standard methods of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), as well as Oxyfuel, Air Carbon Arc, and Plasma Arc Cutting. For more information, call 775.753.2175.

Great Basin College has Certified Welding Inspectors on staff so that students can earn an AWS certification.

How to Apply

  • Step 1: Admission into the GBC CTE programs.

  • Step 2: MTC Scholarship Application. Application deadline for the MTC Scholarship is March 1. Please click the link above to access the MTC Scholarship application. This will open up the application in .pdf format. We recommend you save the file to your computer prior to completing and also save the completed form. You’ll need to print the completed form and submit with the other documents required (listed on page 2 of the application document).

  • Step 3: GBC General Application for Admission. Must be completed to receive GBC Student ID number.

Battle Mountain: (775) 635-2318
Ely: (775) 289-3589
Pahrump Valley & Tonopah: (775) 727-2000
Winnemucca: (775) 623-4824


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For More Information, Contact

Chris Marshall: 775.753.2175, christine.marshall(a)

Bret Murphy: 775.753.2217, bret.murphy(a)

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