Welders specialize in fabricating products by joining together metals. A simple concept—however, welding careers have become increasingly complex over time, especially in recent years. Welders are also in high demand, leading to incredible salary opportunities. A career in welding can involve working on a wide variety of projects. Vehicles like cars, trucks, rail cars, ships, aircrafts and rockets. Construction projects like buildings, bridges and highways. Pipelines, wind turbines, solar panels—the list goes on.
Whether you like working indoors, outdoors, traveling or working close to home, careers in welding can fit your needs.
Pick your program, then apply to get it paid for.
- Welding Technology – 1-Year Program, Diploma OR 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
- Welding & Manufacturing Technology – 1-Year Program, Diploma OR 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
- Welding – 1-Year Program, Diploma
Western Dakota Technical College
- Welding & Fabrication – 1-Year Program, Diploma OR 2-Year Program, AAS Degree
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