Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW
Willmar, MN 56201

Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151
Local: (320) 222-5200

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Ridgewater College, Hutchinson

Ridgewater College, Willmar


Industrial Welding

Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Ridgewater welding program teaches students to join many different types of metals with a variety of welding and brazing processes. In addition to covering all of the common welding processes, basic knowledge of metals, print reading, welding code requirements, layout and fabrication procedures, math and communications are taught. Both manual and/or robotic welding processes are used with a variety of plate, structural, and pipe applications for a wide range of industries. Key elements of our welding program include a strong emphasis on fabrication and extensive lab time to perfecting the hand skills required to make high quality welds.

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