Welding

Technical Diploma

program at a Glance

Welding 35-36 Credit Technical Diploma

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Fully Available
  • Medford General Studies Only
  • Phillips Fully Available
  • Spencer Mostly Available
  • Wittenberg General Studies Only

Approximate Cost

$6,992 (Tuition: $6201, Books: $791)

Average Starting Salary

$34,947 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

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program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate industry-recognized safety practices
  • Interpret welding drawings
  • Produce shielded metal arc welds
  • Produce gas metal arc welds
  • Produce flux core arc welds
  • Produce gas tungsten arc welds
  • Perform thermal cutting
  • Program and operate CNC cutting equipment
  • Program and operate CNC forming equipment
  • Program and operate robotic welders
  • Layout and fabricate weldments per print specifications

Potential Careers

  • Production Welder
  • Maintenance Welder
  • Job Shop
  • Layout/Welder
  • Welding Sales and Service
  • Combination Welder

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Additional program Information

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

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Submit your online application today at www.ntc.edu/apply

For more information on this program, contact admissions at 715.675.3331 or email admissions@ntc.edu.

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