Welding Basics

Non-Credit Certificate > Learn a new skill or advance your career with skills companies want!

This class will prepare you with the skills to pursue a welding career in the manufacturing world. It includes instruction in Shop Math, Precision Measurement, and Blueprint Reading, to best prepare you for the 30-hour classroom and hands-on welding training. Welding training will focus mostly on the gas metal arc welding process, and cover topics such as safety, intro to GMAW, intro to plasma cutting, oxyfuel cutting, and introduction to qualification testing and welding codes. You will have a chance to pass a welder qualification test towards the end of class. Successful completion of this class will result in a locally-recognized NCC completion certification.

Cost & Financial Assistance

The cost of the class is $3,150*.

GAP assistance is available and is designed to help job seekers secure gainful employment in high-quality, local jobs.

GAP funding is intended for job seekers who:
• Have a household income at or below program guidelines
• Are unemployed
• Are underemployed
• Are dislocated workers

In addition to tuition assistance, GAP Navigators provide participants with personal, career and support services.

Questions about Financial Assistance? Contact:
Glenda Barrios

Bilingual Pathways Navigator & Academic Specialist
712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 ext. 124

*Tuition Assistance available (click here). Must be an Iowa resident and 17 years old by first day of class.

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For questions or to register contact:

Kalie Kruger, Coordinator

712-324-5061/800-352-4907 ext. 378  |  kkruger@nwicc.edu