Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
Welding can land you a niche job like underwater welding or can be used in the day-to-day as a mechanic. It’s a solid skill to have in your toolbox when starting your job search. The welding diploma at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN will help you gain the information and skills used in the welding industry. Here at Lake Superior College, we believe the best way to learn is by doing. There will be lots of hands-on lab work to help you develop your welding skills. Welding graduates leave prepared for the welding certification exam.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- TIG welding (tungsten inert gas welding)
- MIG welding (metal inert gas welding)
- FCAW (flux cored arc welding)
- Welding equipment
- Blueprints reading
- Weld transfers
- Selection of metals based upon weldability
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
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 diploma degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- TIG Welder
- MIG welder
- Welder - Fitter