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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 32-621-1
Credit Program
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Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Welding and Metal Fab Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Metal Worker
Pipe Welder
Sheet Metal Fabricator

Average Median Wage


Welding and Metal Fab Technician Programs

As a welding and metal fabrication technician, you will be well-prepared to be the next generation of in-demand, highly skilled technicians. In this program, you’ll work with a variety of metals and will learn to produce and assemble structural metal products for industrial manufacturing. You will learn how to plan, develop and implement a production cycle from concept and CAD design through all the fabrication stages such as press brake, tube bending, laser and water jet, and final welding stages. Your training will encompass a thorough understanding of typical manufacturing processes. You’ll also cover robotic arc welding, electrical safety, material properties and welding codes.

Welding and Metal Fab Technician Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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