Welding Technology CAS

This 9-month certificate prepares...

you for successful employment as a welder, cutter, fabricator, plant maintenance personnel, or supervisor.  The program covers topics including oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, brazing, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and CNC plasma arc cutting.  Students are not required to take any general courses, and students are able to focus entirely on their welding-related skills.

Many Northern students obtain...

this certificate in addition to one of our College of Technical Sciences 2-year degrees or 4-year degrees to demonstrate their wide skill set and increase their opportunities upon graduation.

In the program, students can...

become qualified in industry standards to demonstrate their up-to-date knowledge.

Career Outlook for Welders

Certificate of Applied Science
Gainful Employment Information.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts consistent growth for welding jobs through the next several years.


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Job Opportunities

  • Welders
  • Cutters
  • Fabricators
  • Plant Maintenance personnel
  • Inspectors
  • Sales and Service Reps
  • Supervisors

Do you have questions about a welding career?

Here are employers who would be glad to talk to you!

Allied Steel
Andy Nielsen, QAQC Manager
5415 East Fork Road
Lewistown, MT 59457
406-538-2374 x108

Spika Welding & Manufacturing Inc.
Tom Spika, President
2035 Curlew Road
Moccasin, MT 59462

Anderson Steel Supply Inc
Dan Rooney, VP, Operations


Chuck Terry,CWI, CWE 
 Office: Metals Building 101-A / Brockmann Center 109
 Phone: (406) 265-3742 / (406) 265-3523

Jason Tanner
  Office:  Metal Building 101-A / Brockmann Center 109
  Phone:  (406) 265-4163 / (406) 265-3523