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Welding Technology

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 36
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Welding Technology major is designed to provide training in many areas of the welding trades. Subjects covered include electric arc, wire feed, heliarc welding, oxyacetylene welding and various flame cutting processes. Students work with a wide variety of metals, including steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and cast iron. Shop fabrication, math, and blueprint reading are also covered. Welders already in the field can update their knowledge by registering for specific major courses.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $18.21/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

  • Median wage: $19.42/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu