Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate

Program Number: 61-442-3
School Year: 2020-2021
Certificate
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, Jackson Regional Center
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

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.

About the Program

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.

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Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    442-331Welding Print Reading2
    442-338Cutting Processes1
    442-356Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)2
    804-360Occupational Mathematics 12
    Total 7
     
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