Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
Increasingly, companies use computers to control the manufacturing process from start to finish. Get a basic knowledge of how to work in this environment with the integrated manufacturing technology – welding certificate. It’s also designed for those seeking to enhance their skills. Study a mix of welding, machine tool, and engineering CAD technology.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- TIG welding (tungsten inert gas welding)
- XMAW (shielded metal arc welding)
- GMAW (gas metal arc welding)
- FCAW (flux cored arc welding)
- Welding print reading & interpreting symbols
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 welding certificate degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- TIG welder
- MIG welder
- Pipeline welder
- Maintenance welder
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Use what you learn during the course of this certificate and continue your education. Some credits may apply toward a welding diploma or welding AAS degree at Lake Superior College or a BAS degree at a four-year college.