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Overview

Skilled welders with up-to-date training are in great demand throughout the U.S. in a range of business and manufacturing industries. This one-year training provides skills to qualify for an intermediate welder or fabrication technologist position. This 32-credit diploma also seamlessly transfers to LSC’s 65-credit Welding diploma.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • GMAW (gas metal arc welding)
  • GTAW (tungsten inert gas TIG welding)
  • FCAW (flux cored arc welding)
  • SMAW (shielded metal arc welding)
  • OXY/Fuel welding processes

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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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$7,000

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.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

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

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Potential Career Opportunities

  • TIG Welder
  • MIG Welder
  • Machinists
  • Fabricator
  • Welder - Fitter

Duluth Median Wage

$20

Minnesota Median Wage

$19

US Median Wage

$18

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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