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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-442-2
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.

Welding, Maintenance and Fabrication Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

General Shop
Maintenance Welding Fabricator
Production Welding
Sub-Arc Welder

Average Median Wage


Welding, Maintenance and Fabrication Programs

This program provides concentrated instruction, primarily through practical experience on various welding techniques. The following processes are covered: O-A (Oxy Acetylene) welding, brazing and cutting; GMAW - gas metal arc welding (wire, MIG, short arc); GTAW - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG, heliarc); and SMAW - shielded metal arc welding (stick, arc) including plasma arc cutting.

Welding, Maintenance and Fabrication Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Gateway Welding Maintenance and Fabrication at Gateway
Nicolet College Welding Maintenance and Fabrication at Nicolet College