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Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

We improve lives through excellence in learning. We strive for all of our students to succeed in compelling careers and make positive and impactful contributions to their local communities.

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Admissions Requirements

Start your admission to Southwest Wisconsin Technical College with a few simple steps. Contact the admissions representatives at the college with any questions and for assistance along the way.

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Southwest Experience

Getting involved in our clubs and organizations is a great resume-builder and a fun way to make new friends with similar interests!

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Our faculty are highly qualified experts in their respective fields who maintain strong connections with our workforce partners. Our dedicated staff and employees are passionate about helping you be successful inside and outside of the classroom.

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We improve lives through excellence in learning. We strive for all of our students to succeed in compelling careers and make positive and impactful contributions to their local communities.

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Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

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1800 Bronson Boulevard
Fennimore, WI 53809-9989

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Workforce Solutions

Today's high-tech, constantly changing world demands that for-profit and non-profit organizations invest heavily in their most important asset— their workers—to remain competitive. Southwest Tech, through its Business & Industry Services office, provides a full array of education, training and performance improvement solutions to business and industry, public service organizations and government agencies.

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Getting to Experience Both Sides of the Classroom

“When I went through school, I always thought it would be neat to be an instructor,” says Jason Robbins, a graduate of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. So in 2010, he returned to his alma mater as an instructor to see for himself. Six years later, he knows he made the right choice.

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Student Secures Career with Pokemon Company International

Scott Knutson, a Platteville native, credits Southwest Tech for the strong foundation that he has built his career on. After graduating from Platteville High School, Knutson took a year off and then decided to attend Southwest Wisconsin Technical College to pursue an Associate’s degree in Finance. “My degree opened up a lot of doors for me and the investment in my education has paid off immensely,” said Knutson, accounts receivable and credit manager for The Pokémon Company International.

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Southwest Wisconsin News

Weigel to sit on World Dairy Expo board

Ryan Weigel, animal science instructor at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, was appointed to a corporate seat on the World Dairy Expo Board of Directors by the Wisconsin Holstein Association. He has been a board member of the Wisconsin Holstein Association for four years and is currently serving on its executive committee.

Masters uses emergency training in life-threatening situation

When faced with a life-threatening situation, people have varying reactions. For Hannah Masters, a Criminal Justice student and employee with the Campus Security Program at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, she was faced with such a scenario recently. A Kendall, Wisconsin native, Masters was visiting her family during spring break when she was called into action. While driving in a rural area near her home with her boyfriend and her brother, a man ran into the road and flagged down the vehicle. As Masters explains it, the man was panicked and describing that his wife was choking. Her training as part of the Criminal Justice program, as well as the Campus Security Program, kicked in. She instructed her brother to call 911 immediately and she expected to use CPR for the first time momentarily. She was CPR certified as part of the Campus Security Program training.

SWTC ag instructor named to World Dairy Expo Board of Directors

Ryan Weigel, animal science instructor at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, was appointed in March to a corporate seat on the World Dairy Expo Board of Directors by the Wisconsin Holstein Association. Weigel and his family operate a dairy farm outside of Platteville. He has been a board member of the Wisconsin Holstein Association for four years and is currently serving on its executive committee.