Welding Technology

The Welding Technology program at NDSCS-Fargo is designed to provide you experiences in welding as it pertains to assembly, manufacturing, energy and construction.

The program provides education and training in common welding processes, robotics, CNC plasma cutting, CNC press break operations, inspection, print reading, fabrications, pipe and plate welding, automated manufacturing and more.

NDSCS is an American Welding Society S.E.N.S.E. certified facility. AWS Level I and Level II certification is available. The NDSCS Welding program is an educational partner with Weld-Ed, the National Center for Welding Education and Training.

Upon completion, students will be awarded a certificate or Associate in Applied Science degree in Welding Technology.

For more information

Contact a Fargo Programs Coordinator at 701-231-6935 or request enrollment assistance.

First Semester: Welding Technology (Certificate)

Course #Name (credits)
WELD 151Welding Theory I (3)
WELD 153Welding Lab I (5)
MFGT 123Fabrication Methods I (2)
MFGT 137Print Reading I (2)
MATH 130Technical Mathematics (2)
FYE 101Science of Success (1)
CIS 101Computer Literacy (2)

Second Semester: Welding Technology (Certificate)

Course #Name (credits)
WELD 152Welding Theory II (3)
WELD 154Welding Lab II (5)
MFGT 101Robotics I (2)
MFGT 135Basic Metallurgy (2)
PSYC 100Human Relations in Organizations (2)

Third Semester: Welding Technology A.A.S.

Course #Name (credits)
WELD 201Welding Theory III (4)
WELD 211Welding Lab III (7)
MFGT 140Fabrication Methods II (2)
MATH 132Technical Algebra I (2)
ENGL 110College Composition I (3)

Fourth Semester: Welding Technology A.A.S.

Course #Name (credits)
WELD 202Welding Theory IV (4)
WELD 212 or WELD 213Welding Lab IV: Pipe/Plate or Welding Lab IV: Fabrication (7)
MFGT 141Print Reading II (2)
MATH 136Technical Trigonometry (2)
HPERWellness Elective (2)
ENGL 105Technical Communications (3)

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