Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
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.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- GTAW / TIG welding
- Welding equipment
- Welding print reading & interpreting symbols
- Analyze the quality of welds
- Use computerized equipment for welding and cutting
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.
The GTAW degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- TIG welder
- Pipeline welder
- Bridge welder
- Maintenance welder