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: Diploma
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

This program teaches basic welding, blueprint reading, shearing, braking, drilling operations, shop equipment and tools, and safety. Students are trained to pass x-ray requirements in plate welding while complying with AWS and ASME codes, and to understand correct rod selection for different welding applications. Five areas of welding are offered: shield manual arc, gas tungsten (heliarc), gas metal arc welding, oxyacetylene welding, cutting manual and machine, and plasma arc cutting manual and machine.

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