Find an accredited South Dakota trade school or technical college with welding certificate training classes and welding technology associate’s degree programs. There are no all online welding courses in South Dakota but there are schools with hybrid classroom/online programs.
Use the welder program search application to choose a welding trade school in South Dakota. Complete the app and the school calls you to answer your questions about the classes, financial aid assistance and job placement services.
How long are welder training programs? Trade school welder training programs take 3 months to 2 years and the credit hours generally total between 18-40 depending on your trade school program. A certificate of specialization will take between 3 months to 1 year. An associate degree in welding technology is generally 2 years going full time, or 60 to 80 credit hours.
Welding Career Information
How much money do welders make? The median annual wage for welders, cutters, solderers,and brazers was $40,240 in May 2017. … The lowest 10 percent earned less than $27,460, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $63,170.
What type of classes are in a welding associate’s degree program? A welding technology program will include classes such as physics, chemistry, blueprint reading, metallurgy, mechanical drawing, and shop math.
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Featured South Dakota Trade Schools with Welding Programs
All South Dakota area trade schools are not listed here, use the search application or click a state link to find your local options.