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Welding and Advanced Manufacturing Testing & Training

Advanced Technical Education encompasses a wide range of training and re-training needs. Employers will find that Mitchell Technical College can help them with many of their needs:

  • New employees for new or existing companies
  • Training to upgrade existing employee skills
  • Training required for certification or licensure
  • Labor pool development

Mitchell Technical College is an Accredited Testing Facility (ATF) for the American Welding Society (AWS). As one of only 140 sites in the country, our Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) can develop, proctor and test a wide range of Welder Certifications and Qualifications. In addition to welder certification, we offer a wide range of advanced manufacturing training including: solid works, CNC coding and machine training, robotic welding, programing, maintenance and service.
You’ll see immediate results from training. Techniques learned in the classroom can be immediately put to use on the job. Our instructors stress the importance of hands-on, practical applications throughout the training process and concentrate on realistic use of the materials. Your site or ours, your instructor or one we provide for you, by the class or by the year, we are flexible and adaptable to your needs.
The Advanced Technical Education division at Mitchell Tech will consider offering any course for which there is a demand.  For assistance, a course proposal, or a list of course offerings, contact the office of Advanced Technical Education at (800) 952-0042, send an email to [email protected].

The Advanced Technical Education division at Mitchell Technical College offers a number of individualized certifications and customized training for welding and advanced manufacturing industries. Our unique department is one of the most advanced in the Midwest with highly qualified instructors, including a certified welding inspector, and access to some of the region’s most sophisticated equipment.

If you are in need of inspections, certifications or specialized classes for yourself or your employees to meet ISO or insurance standards, Mitchell Tech is a close-to-home partner. We offer a wide range of testing opportunities for industry. Our welding and manufacturing equipment can be configured to meet the requirement of most manufacturing and welding facilities. We will work with you to develop or customize our programming and help you create a company welder catalog, a set of verifiable training records and certified testing results. (Documents provided to clients would serve as legal proof of testing and training through supported PDH hours and/or certificates directly from the American Welding Society.)

Our training sessions can range from a few hours to a few months, depending upon your needs. Our classrooms and labs can be adapted to your particular specifications. Classes and workshops can be offered during work hours or evenings or weekends to accommodate your schedule. (Training schedules subject to instructor and space availability.)

Check out our list of programs and services:

  • Welder Qualification Testing
  • Welder Certification Testing
  • Material Tensile Testing
  • Weld Bend Testing
  • Welding Safety Certification (AWS)
  • Welding Code Clinics
  • Nondestructive/Destructive Examination of Welds – VT, UT, RT, MT, PT
  • Class 4 Laser Cutting Training
  • Welding Robotics Personnel Qualification/Certification Training
  • CNC Mill/Lathe and Manual Mill/Lathe Training
  • Quality and Productivity Improvement for Welding Supervisors
  • Iron Worker/Forming Layout Training
  • Symbols for Welding Training
  • Blue Print Reading for Welders and Fitters
  • Beginner Welder Simulation Training
  • Metallurgy Classes
  • Beginners/Advanced Training of Weldable Metals
  • Oxy-Fuel/Plasma Cutting Training
  • Welding Economics
  • Solid Works programing software training

Whatever your training or inspection needs. Mitchell Tech’s welding and advanced manufacturing division can assist you!

Don’t see what you need? We can work with you to develop a customized training just for your company.

For information, please contact:

Stephanie Friesen
Events & Corporate Education Coordinator
Mitchell Technical College
Mitchell Technical College Campus Center
1800 E. Spruce St.
Mitchell, SD 57301

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