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Welding - Certificate

16 Credits
Degree Description

The Welding Program at South Central College is designed to help you quickly develop technical knowledge and hands-on skills for a high demand job. You have the option to complete the full 16-credit program or take any individual class through the Center for Business and Industry ( With these options, novices and advanced level students can benefit from the program.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester

Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (7 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
WELD1007 Blueprint Reading for Welding (2 Credits)
WELD1011 Welding Safety (1 Credit)
WELD1025 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) (1 Credit)
WELD1035 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) (2 Credits)
WELD1045 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (3 Credits)
WELD1055 Cutting and Brazing (3 Credits)
WELD1075 Advanced Welding Lab (4 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.