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Welding
Technical Diploma
33 Credits
Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (Milton)

Flexible Learning Options

At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:


What You’ll Learn

Welding has been an integral part of the global workforce for more than 2,000 years.

In this program, you will gain experience welding structural steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and other metals – all within our state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing training facility. Practical job skills learned through this program include Oxygen-Fuel Cutting (OFC), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Metal Core Arc Welding (MCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Upon completion of this program, will be prepared for entry-level positions in fields like robotics, engineering, racing, farm repair and fabrication, and the military.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Average Wage

$36,504

*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Production Line Welder
Welder Tacker
Fabricator
Machine Maintenance Helper
Welder Helper
Fabrication Helper


Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Welding
Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.

Additional Program Information

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