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Welding Program at Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 009256
  • Phone: (920) 924-3207

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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate45
    Less Than Two-Year Award64

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male108
    Female1

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian3
    Black35
    Hispanic7
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
    White58
    Unknown4

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: 160
      • Average Hourly Rate: $17.07
      • Average Annual Salary: $35,510

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

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, WI
Type: Community College

56 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI
Type: Community College

53 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Tool and Die Technology (C)
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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, WI
Type: Community College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, WI
Type: Community College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Tool and Die Technology (C,A)
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Madison Area Technical College

Madison, WI
Type: Community College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Mid - State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
  • Ironworking (C)
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College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, WI
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, WI
Type: Community College

49 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, WI
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, WI
Type: Community College

37 students completed this program

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