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Robotic Welding Certificate

Location(s): In Person

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Program Overview

Major ID: 350C

Program Start Dates: Spring

Professional fabricators and CNC operators are highly skilled individuals who excel in math, geometry, formulations, programming, critical thinking and blueprint reading. Physical requirements include good eyesight, good hand and eye coordination, standing for long periods of time and the ability to perform heavy, physical work.

Robotic welding is an exciting and growing part of the welding profession. Robotic tools can automate some high production applications, such as resistance spot welding and arc welding.

Students must be a graduate of the Welding Technology Diploma (WLDG) or have instructor approval.

Career Opportunities

Fabricators and CNC operators work in manufacturing plants as production welders, specialist welders, layout engineers, press brake and CNC operators both in structural and non-structural settings. Welding/fabricating is widely used in the aircraft, automotive, heavy equipment, sheet metal, and other trades that use fabrication and CNC equipment.

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills in setup and break-down procedures of CNC equipment including press brake, CNC plasma cutting and robotic welding.
  2. Graduates will have knowledge and skills in sheet metal bend deduction formulation.
  3. Graduates will have acquired supervised hands-on experience in using various welding and finishing processes and fabrication equipment.
  4. Graduates will be prepared for employment in the welding industry and related fabrication fields.

Program Faculty

Todd Hankel

Caleb Paulson

Supply Costs

Estimated cost for student supplies $520.

Program Requirements

Students must have a Welding Diploma or instructor approval.

Course Sequence

The following sequence is recommended for a full-time student.

Total Semester Credits: 17

Total Program Credits: 17

Information is subject to change.This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:

Reading: Score of 240+ or grade of “C” or better in READ 0721  or READ 0724  or EAPP 0860  

Writing: Score of 225+

Arithmetic: Score of 237+

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

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