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Welding is a critical function of many modern industrial trades and trained welders are highly sought-after skilled workers. With a welding certificate or diploma from South Central College, you’re on your way to a valuable career utilized in many industries such as manufacturing, commercial construction, mining, agriculture, or maintenance and repair. With this growing demand for welders, the future looks promising for the profession. It is, and will continue to be, a productive, cost-effective manufacturing process. In addition, as technology advances, more uses for welding will be created and employment opportunities will continue to expand.

The Welding Program at South Central College is designed to help you quickly develop technical knowledge and hands-on skills for a career in this high-demand field. Depending upon your individual career goals, you have the option to earn a 16-week certificate, a two-semester diploma or to take individual classes. With these varied options available, novices and advanced-level students alike can benefit from the Welding Program at SCC.

Location: Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semesters

Advanced Manufacturing Images Advanced Manufacturing Scholarships for Students Starting Fall 2018
Prepare for a high wage, in-demand career in Machine Tool Technology, Mechatronics, or Welding. Scholarships up to $1,000. Apply by August 31, 2018!
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Additional scholarships are offered as well.


SCC has a 93% average placement rate
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Advanced Manufacturing Majors

Robots, computer systems, and complex machines have transformed they way we design and produce products. America's advanced manufacturing continues to expand faster than the overall economy increasing the need and pay for skilled workers.