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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-442-1
Approximately 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.
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.
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Welding Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Iron Worker
Pipe Trades Worker
Shop Manager

Average Median Wage


Welding Programs

This program provides concentrated instruction, primarily through practical experience on various welding techniques. The following processes are covered O - A - Oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting; GMAW - gas metal arc welding (wire, mig, short arc); GTAW - gas tungsten arc welding (tig, heliarc); SMAW - shielded metal arc welding (stick, arc) including plasma arc cutting; and robotic welding and cutting.

Welding Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Blackhawk Welding at Blackhawk
CVTC Welding at CVTC
Gateway Welding at Gateway
Lakeshore Welding - Industrial at Lakeshore
Madison College Welding at Madison College
Mid-State Welding at Mid-State
Milwaukee Area Welding at Milwaukee Area
Moraine Park Welding at Moraine Park
Nicolet College Welding at Nicolet College
Northcentral Welding at Northcentral
Northeast Welding at Northeast
Northwood Tech Welding at Northwood Tech
Southwest Welding at Southwest
Western Welding at Western