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.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • TIG welding (tungsten inert gas welding)
  • XMAW (shielded metal arc welding)
  • GMAW (gas metal arc welding)
  • FCAW (flux cored arc welding)
  • OxyFuel
  • Metallurgy
  • Welding print reading & interpreting symbols

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

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

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

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • TIG welder
  • MIG welder
  • Pipeline welder
  • Maintenance welder
  • Machinist

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Minnesota Median Wage


US Median Wage


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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Educational Pathways

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.

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