Printed on 9/25/2021

Welding Technology, Industrial

10-621-1 Associate Degree (AAS)
Part Time and Full Time
63 Credits
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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As an industrial welding technician, you assist engineers, supervisors and journeyworkers in the production of quality welded and metal fabricated parts. You will learn how to provide technical assistance in the planning, development and implementation of a production cycle. Your training includes lots of hands-on training in fabrication and welding techniques, along with a thorough understanding of manufacturing processes. You’ll also cover robotic arc welding, electrical safety, material properties and welding codes. This degree program equips you with skills you need for a successful career in industrial welding.


Career Opportunities


  • Custom Fabricator
  • Foreman
  • Industrial Welding Technician
  • Robot Technician
  • Supervisor
  • Welder
  • Welder/Fabricator

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Estimated Program Cost


Welding Technology, Industrial

This program will cost about $12,364.12*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $750.00*.

Textbooks will cost about $948.60*.

* 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 Technology, Industrial

Term Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022
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.

  • Credit Transfer Options

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    Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

    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 welds to current AWS specifications
    • Manufacture products to specifications
    • Inspect products
    • Operate robotic welding equipment
    • Troubleshoot robotic arc welding cell problems
    • Produce finished product to specification
  • Additional Information
    There are [required supplies](https://foxvalleytechnicalcollege.formstack.com/forms/welding_equipment) 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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