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Welding and Machining Technology - Diploma

33 Credits
DIP 3525/ DIP 2263
Degree Description

The Welding and Machining Diploma consists of both the Welding and Right Skills Now Certificates.  Both of these entry level certificates give the students the foundational skills for a broadened manufacturing career pathway.  While completing this Diploma, learners will have the opportunity to receive national credentials from the American Welding Society (AWS) and the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
CMAE1528 Career Success Skills (1 Credit)
MTT 1110 CNC Milling Level I (5 Credits)
MTT 1120 CNC Turning Level I (5 Credits)
MTT 1130 Job Planning, Benchwork and Layout Level I (3 Credits)
MTT 1140 Measurement, Materials and Safety Level I (3 Credits)
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.