Certificate│7 Credits│Fond du Lac Campus and Jackson Regional Center
Enroll in Moraine Park Technical College’s Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate program to jumpstart your career as a welder and gain hands-on welding training.
Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), also known as stick welding is commonly used in maintenance departments, repair shops, construction sites, pipe welding and other industrial settings.
Moraine Park’s Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate prepares students for entry-level employment as a welder, and students can also choose to continue their education by applying their certificate credits to the Welding technical diploma.
What You’ll Learn
Students gain hands-on experience in shielded metal arc welding in all positions, as well as knowledge of welding safety, occupational math, welding print reading and cutting processes.
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.
Cost of Attendance
Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.
High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Transferring here is easy! You can transfer in prior college work by submitting official college transcripts or get a free transcript review.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.
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