About the Program
Earning a Basic Welding Certificate will prepare students for entry level positions in the welding industries. Students will:
- Manipulate the power of fire and electricity to design and construct the metal products people use every day
- Join, cut, bend, and manipulate metal for industrial and artistic applications
- Work independently and in teams to troubleshoot and creatively solve a wide range of industry-based challenges
The certificate is a first look into welding, and can launch you into a career or prepare you for your next steps in education.
Cost & Financial Aid
Century College can be extremely affordable through financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities.
Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our programs qualify for federal financial aid including Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, and others.
Potential Job Titles
- Metal Worker
Welders & Cutters
Average Wage: $19.71/hour
Average Wage: $30.40/hour
Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu