The Welding Process Technology SMAW certificate is designed for those students that want to concentrate on the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). A process commonly referred to as stick welding. Students that complete the SMAW certificate will be proficient in SMAW on carbon steel sheet, plate, and pipe. This certificate is comprised of courses taken from the Welding Process Technology diploma and may be earned in conjunction with the diploma. The Welding Process Technology program in Thief River Falls offers scheduling flexibility where students work at their own pace allowing motivated individuals or those with prior knowledge to complete courses at a faster pace. The WELD courses in Thief River Falls meet within an open or flex lab setting. The TRF welding lab will have extended hours that allows for the student to practice and develop hands-on skills. Faculty in the TRF Welding program are available during these flex lab hours to assist learners with questions and to administer skills assessments. Students enrolled in the Thief River Falls WELD courses will be responsible for managing their own learning.
Program at a glance
- Credits 10
- Degree Type Certificate
- Location Thief River Falls Campus