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Career Area: Manufacturing
Program Number: 50-442-0
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Welding and Fabrication Apprentice Careers

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Combine advanced manufacturing skills from assembly, metal fabrication, welding and maintenance repair into one integrated training approach. Learn safety; print reading; occupational math; cutting and inspection; shielded metal arc welding (SMAW); gas metal arc welding (GMAC or MIG welding); gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW or TIG welding); flux core arc welding (FCAW); advanced fabrication techniques such as rolling, bending and forming; layout with soldering and brazing; troubleshooting; and transition to trainer. The program model combines on-the-job training and WCTC instruction.

Details and Requirements

Additional details about this program:

  • Obtain employment with approval for apprenticeship training.
  • The State of Wisconsin oversees the apprenticeship system and will contact WCTC to set a class schedule.
  • The schedule will be sent to the student from WCTC. (Application to WCTC is not necessary by the student.)
  • Obtain further information about apprenticeship programs by contacting the local apprenticeship representative by visiting by visiting the State's Department of Workforce Development website.

Wisconsin Technical College Welding and Fabrication Apprentice Programs

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