Printed on 1/16/2021

Welding, Production

30-442-1 Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
13 Credits
Not Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day: Day and Evening
Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Production welders are in high demand. You’ll find employment opportunities in iron work, construction and manufacturing, and could find yourself working on large amphibious vehicles and fire trucks, or small metal products like lawn mowers and snow throwers. Your training will cover welding various metals and will give you plenty of time to practice your skills. You'll learn to read sketches, blueprints, job shop orders, bills for materials and welding symbols.


Career Opportunities


  • Aluminum Welder
  • Production Welder
  • Robotic Welding Operator
  • Welder/Fabricator

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Estimated Program Cost


Welding, Production

This program will cost about $2,685.70*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $750.00*.

Textbooks will cost about $283.00*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Welding, Production

Term Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Appleton
Oshkosh

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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  • Admissions Requirements

    Skills Assessment

    An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

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    Transfer In

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    Transfer Out

    Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

  • Program Outcomes
    • Demonstrate industry-recognized safety practices
    • Interpret welding drawings
    • Produce gas metal arc welds (GMAW)
    • Produce flux core welds
    • Produce gas tungsten arc welds (GTAW)
    • Produce welds using robotic arc welding equipment
    • Maintain robotic arc welding cells and equipment
  • Additional Information
    There are [required supplies](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Welding-Supplies-List.pdf) for the Welding Program. Students must come to class the first day with all welding supplies; they'll not be provided for you.

    Career Pathways are guides that can help you reach your educational goals and explore career options. Check out the [Career Pathways](https://www.fvtc.edu/programs/Career-Pathways) available with this program.
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