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  Printed on 12/7/2016

Welding Technology, Industrial

Share 10-621-1 Associate Degree (AAS) 69 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*Some general education courses 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

Estimated Program Cost


Welding Technology, Industrial

This program will cost about $11,488.25*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $1,355.00*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include books or all materials and supplies.

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Welding Technology, Industrial

Term Availability
Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Fall 2017

* Program availability may vary by location. 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; learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

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Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

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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 (FCAW)
  • Produce gas tungsten arc welds (GTAW)
  • Produce shielded metal arc welds (SMAW)
  • Produce welds using robotic arc welding equipment
  • Maintain robotic arc welding cells and equipment
  • Form materials to detailed drawings
  • Cut materials to detailed drawings
  • Join materials to detailed drawings
  • Layout components/assemblies
  • Inspect product
  • Design product for fabrication
  • Weld pipe
  • Program a robotic arc welding cell
  • Troubleshoot robotic arc welding cell problems
  • Produce finished product to specification
Additional Information
There are [required supplies](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Welding%20Supplies%20List.pdf) for the Welding Program. Students must come to class the first day with all welding supplies; they'll not be provided for you.
There is an estimated wait time of up to one semester AFTER your admit term to enter occupational specific courses; while waiting to start occupational specific courses, you may choose to take general education and elective courses required for your degree or diploma program.
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