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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 17
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The Welding Certificate program is a one semester program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes.


Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

  • Median wage: $19.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $18.69/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. SE Rochester, MN 55904 Local: (507) 258-7210 Email: admissions@rctc.edu