Welding

Welding

Technical Diploma

Do you have the skills needed to become a welder? MSTC offers a state-of-the-art Welding program that prepares you for a wide variety of jobs in production, maintenance, construction, manufacturing, and servicing occupations.

You receive hands-on learning in a variety of welding processes, including shielded metal arc, gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, submerged arc, oxyacetylene cutting and brazing, plasma arc, and arc-air cutting. You will also become familiar with various types of metals, fabrication of metals, and welding under codes such as the American Welding Society Code. When you successfully complete this program, you are prepared to take welding certification tests.

The Welding program is offered at Wisconsin Rapids Campus.

Jobs

  • Construction Welder
  • Fabricator
  • Maintenance Welder
  • MIG Welder
  • Production Welder
  • TIG Welder
  • Welder

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10442100 Intro to Welding 1.00
10442110 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 3.00
10442130 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 2.00
10442132 Metal Cutting Welding 2.00
10442163 Weld Inspections and Testing 1.00
10462107 Industrial Safety 2.00
31421388 Blueprint Reading-Welding 2.00
32420320 Math for Manufacturing 2.00
-or-
10804107 College Mathematics 3.00
(15-16 Credits)
Term: 2
10442101 Basic GTAW (TIG) 2.00
10442102 Intermediate GTAW (TIG) 2.00
10442111 Intermediate GMAW/FCAW 3.00
10442115 Welding Fabrication Techniques 2.00
-or-
10442103 Advanced GTAW (TIG) 2.00
10462114 Metals & Machining 3.00
10623100 Problem Solving & Critical Thinking 1.00
-or-
10623106 Intro to AutoCAD 2.00
31801351 Occupational Communication 2.00
-or-
10801195 Written Communication 3.00
-or-
10801199 Employment Strategies 3.00
32420312 Metals Science 2.00
(17-19 Credits)
Total Credits: 32-35