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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 - Technical Diploma at Northeast
Northwood Tech Welding at Northwood Tech
Southwest Welding at Southwest
Western Welding and Fabrication at Western