Learn more about this program at Manufacturing Career Night, Wednesday, October 23

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. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

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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