16 Credits    CERT3770/2471,  Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Degree Description

Advanced Welding is a continuation of the Intro to Welding Certificate. Course being offered in Advanced welding include Safety, GMAW, GTAW, SMAW, Blue Print Reading, and Fabrication. Students will learn more about safety as they will earn their OSHA 10 card. In the GMAW process students will concentrate more on pulse welding of carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Students will also be introduced into the Flux Core Process (FCAW). Students will have the opportunity earn a qualifications in AWS D1.1 in those processes. In the GTAW process students will learn and practice welding in out of position welds as well as pulse GTAW welding. The course is also going to introduce students in the fabrication processes.

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato

Program Start Dates: Accepting Applications for Spring 2024. Fall and Spring Semester

Estimate for 16 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $3,280
Tools and Equipment: $100
Total Estimated Cost: $3,380 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2023-2024 tuition and fees rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (9 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.