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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Welding program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate safe set-up, start-up, usage, shut-down and maintenance of all welding related shop equipment.
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, OFW-A, and PAC.
  • Demonstrate critical workplace skills including teamwork, communication, and problem solving.
  • Interpret blueprints in terms of line identification, view identification, dimensioning, tolerance and all the standard AWS weld symbols and abbreviation that will be found on the drawings.


Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
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