Certificate - 24 credits
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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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
View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.Tuition and Fees
This program may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.Program Report
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.
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
Integrated Manufacturing > Welding
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- Welding Associate of Applied Science (AAS) - 60 credits
- Welding Diploma - 65 credits
- Welding Technologist Diploma - 32 credits
- Welding Technology Certificate - 30 credits