Stainless Steel Welding

Technical Diploma
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Why choose Stainless Steel Welding?

  • A skilled stainless steel TIG welder can build a career in stainless steel fabrication or pursue additional training in welding to learn how to work with other materials and techniques.
  • Welders with strong skills in TIG welding are in high demand.
  • A great career choice for those with mechanical aptitude and problem-solving ability.
Many different processes are used in welding today, from basic forge welding to highly advanced laser beam welding. Somewhere in the middle is an important technique called tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. This type of welding is frequently used in stainless steel fabrication, and welders with strong skills in this area are in high demand.

Program Locations

Marshfield Campus
2600 West 5th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449

What You'll Learn

Mid-State’s Stainless Steel Welding program prepares students for entry-level employment as a stainless steel welder in production, construction, manufacturing, and servicing industries.

Experienced instructors will teach you basic TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding of stainless steel as well as fabrication, print reading, and more. Instruction will combine lecture with hands-on practice, giving you the confidence you need to start your career in this rewarding field. Graduates may also choose to continue their education in the Welding program.

Estimated Entire Program Cost

Cost based on the 2023/24 academic year.

  • Tuition & Fees: $1,316.70
  • Books: $0
  • Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $100.00
  • Total Estimated Cost: $1,416.70

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is NOT eligible for Financial Aid. Explore other ways to help pay for college.

Cost of Attendance

Learn more about Cost of Attendance, an estimated budget that includes categories of expenses a student can expect to incur while attending. 

This course has options available to receive credit for prior learning (CPL) or work experience.

Term: 1
  Catalog# Title Credits
  30442104 Basic TIG (Stainless) 2
  30442105 Intermediate TIG (Stainless) 2
  30442106 Advanced TIG (Stainless) 2
  Term Total   6 Credits
  Program Total   6 Credits



  • Production Line Welder
  • Stainless Steel Welder
  • TIG Welder
  • Apprenticeship
  • Construction Welder
  • Fabricator Maintenance Welder
  • MIG Welder
  • Pipeline Welder
  • Structural Welder
  • Welder
  • Fitter
  • Welding Repair


High school students are eligible to enroll in this program and all courses required. Learn more about Mid-State Fast-Track.

“The Stainless Steel Welding program has given me the skills to step out into the workforce in welding.  I have been offered many positions and am now working for a successful, well-established company.”


Choose Your Path

Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.

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Stainless Steel Welding Pathway