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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. 

Planning for Your Program


Two students in the welding program

Potential Job Titles

Student welding in Century College's welding certificate program
  • Welder
  • Cutter
  • Metal Worker

Salary Data

Welders & Cutters
Average Wage: $19.71/hour

Metal Workers
Average Wage: $30.40/hour

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area -