Become a trained Welder with starting wages over $17.00/hour.


Next Training Session:

Dates:  February 11, 2020 - April 8, 2020

Time: Tuesday and Thursdays - 3:30-8:30 p.m.

Location:  Anoka Technical College

Anoka, MN


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Data from the Department of Employment and Economic Development indicates welding jobs in Minnesota are in high demand with 11,037 openings expected within the next ten years!

 What you get out of the training

  • Training prepares you to take the American Welding Society 3G Certification Test
  • 80-hour course
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Hands-on arc welding using short circuit and spray pulse methods
  • Safety, equipment knowledge and other variables covered


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED (or graduation before training starts)
  • Math and Reading Assessment
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Committed to finding full-time employment
  • Physically able to stand for an 8-hour shift, bend and lift