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31-442-1 Technical Diploma (one-year)
Campus: Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

Fabrication. Theory. Hands-on.

The Welding program will provide students with the skills and knowledge identified by the American Welding Society Skill Standards. They will be taught welding skills and theory, fabrication, layout, print reading, welding symbols, math, and welding codes.

Career Pathway Options

A career pathway is a series of connected education and training strategies and support services that enable individuals to secure stackable industry relevant credentials and obtain employment within an occupational area and advance to higher levels of future education and employment in that area. The Welding one-year technical diploma includes a series of five embedded short-term technical diplomas as documented below:

Admission Requirements

Students in this program must:

Independent. Precise. Visual.

Students should strive to reach a comfort level in the following courses or skills:

Student Profile

Welding students should:

Program Outcomes

Employers will expect the Welding graduate to be able to:

Program Costs

The estimated total program cost for the one-year Welding program is approximately $6,000. This program is eligible for financial aid.
Minimum Personal Protective Equipment and tools  - $525 to $725 - depending on personal needs.

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WITC Superior offers two separate $500 scholarships to help offset tuition costs. 
To apply for the Dan Maynard and John Torgerson Scholarship,
visit our Apply for a WITC Scholarship Web page.