Welding Program at Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC)

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Welding Program

The welding program at Moraine Park Technical College prepares students for careers as welding engineers, manufacturing engineers, application engineers, sales engineers, and project engineer or manager. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Program course include: arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding process and heat treating, structural design, safety, and codes and standards. Get more details below including other Wisconsin colleges that offer welding program.

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Students Enrolled in the Welding Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Moraine Park Technical College has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate27
Less Than Two-Year Award51

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male76
Female2

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black8
Hispanic4
White65

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Welding program at Moraine Park Technical College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Description

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, welders, cutters, and welder fitters employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.0% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Fond du Lac, WI
    • Total Employment: 370
    • Average Hourly Rate: $20.10
    • Average Annual Salary: $41,810

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Description

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Fond du Lac, WI
    • Average Hourly Rate: $18.40
    • Average Annual Salary: $38,270

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Welding Programs in Wisconsin

Welding programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
  • Metal Fabricator (C,A)

Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Tool and Die Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) (C)

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 89 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Sheet Metal Technology (C,A)
  • Tool and Die Technology (C,A)

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Mid - State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
  • Ironworking (C)

College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, WI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, WI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Tool and Die Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

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