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Program Name:
Metal Fabrication/Welding

Program Number:
31-457-1

Length of Study:
1 year

Type of Degree/Diploma:
Technical Diploma

Offered At These Colleges:
Fox Valley
Waukesha County

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Program Overview:
Metal Fabrication / Welding is part of the high-tech world of manufacturing. Before students begin their careers in metal fabrication, they learn all about quality parts using many different techniques and materials; program and operate computer-controlled press brakes and shears; plasma arc cutting machines, and microprocessor-based power sources; interpret blueprints and draw the exact shape of the part on the metal for cutting, fabrication and welding; and perform various welding techniques and other joining methods.

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation:
$37,316

Some Occupations Related to This Career:
Welder
Machinist
Metal Fabricator
Welder Assembler

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