Pipe Welding certification at Anoka Techincal College is an advanced certificate designed for individuals seeking the highest welding skill level, in the most demanding manual welding discipline.

Graduates from the Pipe Welding certificate have the skills required to master manual pipe welding and obtain the highest paying jobs in welding.

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The Anoka Technical College offers a 17-credit Pipe Welding certification which is designed for individuals seeking the highest welding skill level, the most demanding manual welding discipline.

Graduates from the Pipe Welding certificate have the skills required to master manual pipe welding and obtain the highest paying jobs in welding.

This program requires students to go full-time each semester students are required to take all courses.

The diversification of the welding industry impacts virtually every industry around the globe. From the depth of the world’s oceans to the far-reaching corners of outer space, there is a welding position for every hardworking, ambitious, smart individual who is ready and willing to constantly improve and striving for excellence.

A career in welding offers a vast array of options for employment and continuing personal development. Welding is the most common way to permanently join metal parts. Heat is applied to the pieces that are being joined; melting and fusing them together which forms a permanent bond.

Therefore, welding plays a key role in industry production lines, laboratories, research and development, national defense, sales and service, NASCAR and drag racing, custom motorcycle building, artwork, sculptures, pipelines, power plants, refineries, construction, maintenance, repair and much more.

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The Welding program not only provides students with a thorough background in welding and related theory, but also prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed to take three national certification examinations:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • American Welding Society’s Welding Code

Program Sequence 

The Pipe Welding certificate is only offered in the spring semester, during the day.

Some courses in this program may require a prerequisite. Please see course descriptions for more details.

Spring Semester 17
WELD 2012  GMAW 5G & 6G Pipe Welding
2
 WELD 2014  GTAW 5G & 6G Pipe Welding
 5
WELD 2016  SMAW 5G & 6G Pipe Welding II
 5
 WELD 2018  Blueprint Reading IV
 5

Successful completion of the Welding Fabricator certificate or Welding AAS degree program.

Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from the program.

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Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

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