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Heartland Community College

Why Welding?

The Welding Skills Certificate prepares you for an entry-level position as a welder. You will learn basic skills in industrial welding such as selection and use of appropriate materials, tools, and equipment as well as weld design and inspection.

With these skills, you can work in a variety of settings, including manufacturing, construction, and general industry. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses toward the Industrial Technology Certificate or the Industrial Technology AAS degree.

Why Heartland?

  • Practical, hands-on instruction in top-notch facilities
  • Student-focused courses taught by dedicated instructors
  • Affordable programs and small class sizes

Upon completion of the Welding Skills Certificate, you can expect to obtain entry-level employment as a(n):

  • Fabrication specialist
  • Welder
  • Maintenance welder
  • Pipeline welder
  • Production welder

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Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!