Overview

Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) is also known as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. You can learn GTAW / TIG at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. We offer a gas tungsten production welder certificate that will provide you with entry-level skills and knowledge. You’ll leave the program prepared for your welding certification and for a GTAW / TIG job. You’ll be ready to work on ferrous and nonferrous metals with minimal supervision.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • GTAW / TIG welding
  • Welding equipment
  • Welding print reading & interpreting symbols
  • Metallurgy
  • Analyze the quality of welds
  • Use computerized equipment for welding and cutting

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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$3,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The GTAW degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • TIG welder
  • Pipeline welder
  • Bridge welder
  • Fabricator
  • Maintenance welder

Duluth Median Wage

$20

Minnesota Median Wage

$19

US Median Wage

$18

Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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