Metal Machining, Fabrication & Welding

Employment opportunities are available in ironwork, construction or manufacturing with a degree or diploma in metal machining, fabrication or welding. You can train for a career as a welding technician, custom fabricator, millwright or machinist.

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Industrial Maintenance

Careers in industrial maintenance offer many opportunities to problem solve and work with your hands. With FVTC programs, you’ll get a high level of technical skills to prepare you for a job in a variety of industrial settings.

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Four people on the job at a building construction site.
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Manufacturing Operations

In FVTC’s manufacturing operations programs, you’ll find both industrial engineering, as well as quality and process improvement. You’ll learn about the effective use of personnel, materials and machines in the manufacturing and service industries.

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Wood Manufacturing

Prepare for work in cabinet making and furniture making, as well as architectural millwork in FVTC’s Wood Manufacturing program. You’ll develop your skills with hand and portable power tools, along with stationary woodworking machinery.

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Fox Valley Technical College's woodworking shop
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Student Spotlights

Student Spotlight: James Martin

Seeking greater expertise in his current career, James made the decision to go back to college for more specialized training and experience.  

Student Spotlight: Ian Paulson

Ian is attending his second year in the Industrial Welding Technology program. After seeing the way that welding made sparks fly, he was instantly hooked on...

Student Spotlight: Charlie Xiong

Industrial Welding Technology

Student Spotlight: Duvan Ramirez

Electro-Mechanical Technology