Welding Schools In Minnesota

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Our list of welding schools in Minnesota offers a variety of options in welding education. Be sure to do your due diligence in researching any welding school that you intened on pursuing. Our site, Class One Welding has no affiliation with any of the schools, colleges or apprenticeships listed anywhere on this page. If you would like a welding school or educational center added to our Minnesota list please contact us or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

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List Of Welding Schools In Minnesota

You may also want to look at neighboring states here in our welding school directory. Click on the names of the welding schools below to go to their website for more information about their welding program.

Saint Cloud Technical and Community College

1540 Northway Drive

St. Cloud, MN 56303

Phone: (320) 308-5931

This welding school in Minnesota has an excellent program that will teach you all the major welding processes including GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, SMAW, OFW and Robotic Welding. In the classroom you will learn about metallurgy, CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) and blueprint reading. Pipe welding as well as plate welding are covered and you will have the opportunity to take the AWS D1.1 welding certification.

Hennepin Technical College

9000 Brooklyn Blvd

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Phone:(952) 995-1300

Alexandria Technical & Community College

1601 Jefferson Street

Alexandria, MN 56308-3799

Phone: (320)762-0221

You can take a look at Alexandria’s welding curriculum here.

Anoka Technical College

1355 West Highway 10

Anoka, MN 55303

Phone: (763) 576-4700

Anoka Technical College offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) welding program. A degree in welding may not be very beneficial as an entry level welder but it can pay off in the future when applying for managerial jobs/positions or if you intend to ever go back to school in the future. If you are not interested in a degree they also offer a welding diploma program that is shorter and less expensive.

Central Lakes Technical College

1830 Airport Road

Staples, MN 56479

Phone: (218) 894-5100

Dakota County Technical College

1300 145th Street East (County Road 42)

Rosemount, MN 55068

Phone: 651-423-8301

This welding schools offers a diploma program that covers MIG, TIG, Stick and Flux Cored Arc welding. You will also learn torch cutting, plasma cutting as well as Carbon Air Arc cutting and gouging. You will also have classroom time that will cover welding theory, math and blueprint reading.

Dunwoody College of Technology

818 Dunwoody Boulevard

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Phone: 612-374-5800

Dunwoody College offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in welding that takes two years to complete. They teach all of the practical welding processes including TIG, MIG and stick welding on pipe as well as plate.

Mesabi Range College

1100 Industrial Park Drive

Eveleth, MN 55734

Phone: (218) 741 3095

Minnesota State College (Southeast Campus)

Red Wing Campus

308 Pioneer Road Red Wing, MN 55066

Phone: (651) 385-6300


Minnesota State College (Winona Campus)

1250 Homer Road Winona, MN 55987

Phone: (507) 453-2700

One of the great things about this school is that they give you the opportunity to take the AWS D1.1 Structural welding certification test. SMAW, GTAW and GMAW welding will be taught to you in the shop and in classroom learning will be about welding theory and blueprint reading,

Saint Paul Technical College

235 Marshall Avenue

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

Phone: (651) 846-1600

This welding school in Minnesota offers many different welding programs including; Welding Technology AAS DegreeWelding Technology Diploma and Robotic Welding Certificate. One thing that really stands out about their welding school is that they have CNC plasma cutting and press brake operation in their welding shop. Many welding schools fail to integrate new technology into their programs.

Northland Community and Technical College (East Grand Forks Campus)

2022 Central Ave NE East Grabd Forks, MS 56721

Phone: (218) 793-2800


Northland Community and Technical College (Thief River Falls Campus)

1101 Highway One East Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Phone: (218) 683-8800

Ridgewater College

2 Century Avenue SE

Hutchinson, MN 55350

Phone: (320) 234-8500