Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 55
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This diploma will provide students with the entry level skills and knowledge to perform as a shielded metal arc welder (SWAW); gas tungsten arc welder (GTAW) and as a gas metal arc welder (GMAW) with a minimum of supervision in all positions on ferrous and non ferrous metals. You can obtain entry-level employment by just taking a few courses that will lead towards a certificate in MIG or TIG welding. Taking additional courses will provide you with the opportunity for job advancement as a welder. Welding courses are also valuable for persons who have careers or interests that require some welding knowledge.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445

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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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu