Welding Technology Diploma

This diploma provides courses designed to be an introduction to production technologies and welding fundamentals to start students on a career pathway.

PTCC's Welding Diploma Provides Real World Learning

This diploma provides courses designed to be an introduction to production technologies and welding fundamentals to start students on a career pathway.

  • PTCC's Welding Certificate provides a foundation in production technologies and the basics of welding needed for entry-level careers.
  • Non-welding courses will be delivered in a "high flex" format-- learn in the classroom, view live through Adobe Connect or view a recording online.
  • Students will gain hands-on experience with specific welding processes from oxyacetylene cutting and welding to gas tungsten arc welding.
  • Stackable credits- When you complete the 33-credit diploma, you'll also earn two certificates along the way. Earn the Manufacturing Foundations Certificate after the first semester, and the Production Technologies Certificate after the second semester. 

 

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Career Outlook for Welding Graduates

Trained welders are always in high demand! Pine Technical & Community College's Welding Technology Diploma will give you the education and hands-on experience to prepare you for a high paying career in just one year. Our faculty are experienced in the industry and will provide you with the training area employees want. 

  • Welding and manufacturing professionals are in high demand in Minnesota.
  • According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the median wage for welders is $20.34-- higher than the national average. 

Gainful Employment for Welding Technology Certificate - 30 credits