Welding (Basic)

Advanced Manufacturing

Learn basic safety concepts and practices, welding symbols and welding blueprints. You'll also be introduced to basic welds with steel and aluminum wire fed Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).

Award: Career Pathway Certificate
Credits: Noncredit
Locations: Cresco

Paying for the Program


There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.

You may qualify to earn a Career Pathway Certificate at no cost if you meet all eligibility requirements.

Register and pay tuition now for the next class offering or Apply for Tuition Assistance.

  • For Tuition Assistance contact NICC Business and Community Solutions to complete the following:
    • Tuition Assistance Program Application
    • CASAS Assessment
    • Interview with NICC staff
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Welding Blueprint Reading (WEL:110)
Welding Fundamentals (WEL:330)
Total Hours - 104 hours

Graduates of this Career Pathway Certificate program may enter the workforce or transfer course credit into the Welding diploma program. For a listing of courses and how they transfer, visit the Credit for Prior Learning page and select "Credit for Northeast Iowa Community College Non-Credit Coursework" to see the "Non Credit to Credit Course Matrix."