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Welding and Metal Fabrication Certificate

1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota

About the program

Long considered an art form, metalworking is a hands-on creative learning experience where you solve problems with your mind and body. Minneapolis College's Welding and Metal Fabrication program provides you with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills needed to gain entry-level employment in manufacturing, construction and various other industries.

  • This is a short-term, flexible program––you can earn your 30-credit welding certificate in just one year by taking either day or evening classes!
  • Small class sizes provide lots of one-on-on attention from instructors and hands-on learning experiences.
  • Minneapolis College's Welding and Metal Fabrication program is an excellent stepping-stone for further education in the manufacturing and engineering fields with the capacity for advancement.
  • Welder certifications are available to students in multiple processes to American Welding Society Standards.
  • Students participate in Behind the Mask and Skills USA welding competitions each year.
  • American Welding Society scholarships are available.
  • The program encourages creativity; you plan and fabricate your own projects for course credit.
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Degree Type
Class Time
Day and Evening
Length of Program
1-2 Years
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