Advanced Welding Technician Certificate

About Advanced Welding Technician Certificate

The Advanced Welding Technician Certificate is designed for specific advanced careers in production welding. Complete the Welding Technician Certificate and then choose from applicable welding courses in advanced stick and TIG. The Advanced Welding Technician Certificate allows you to become eligible for specialized welding certifications through the American Welding Society (AWS).

All courses in this Fast Track program are arranged in a sequence that provides optimal learning opportunities. You're required to follow the integrated program sequence.

Total Costs of Advanced Welding Technician Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $4,100

Credit Hours to Complete: 24

Weeks to Complete: 47

What makes MCC's Advanced Welding Technician Certificate program better than, or distinct from, similar programs at other institutions?

  • MCC has worked closely with local manufacturers to develop curriculum to address the type of skill sets that they need developed in order to fill vacant positions.
  • Our welding certificates complement the credit-based skills in MCC’s industrial maintenance programs.
  • MCC's curriculum includes the MIG pulse spray ARC transfer welding, as requested by employers in the district. We have the only welding program offering this in our area.

In addition to the Advanced Welding Technician Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Advanced Welding Technician Certificate (CIP 48.0508)

Total Advanced Welding Technician Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,676 $9,076 $11,283 $11,283
Additional Costs $1,424 $1,424 $1,424 $1,424
Program Total $4,100 $10,500 $12,707 $12,707

What careers are available to someone with a an Advanced Welding Technician Certificate

Occupations that Advanced Welding Technician Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters 51-4121.06
Solderers and Brazers 51-4121.07
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122.00

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.