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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-442-9
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
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Basic Welding Careers

  • Mig Welder
  • Welding Fabricator
  • Tool and Die Maker

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Basic Welding Programs

Gain an understanding of welding techniques and develop basic skills that are needed to continue in this high-demand field. The technical diploma is an embedded component of the Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technical Diploma.

Basic Welding Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Western Basic Welding at Western