Robotic Welding & Fabrication Specialist | Western Technical College

Robotic Welding & Fabrication Specialist

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Technical Diploma

Program Number: 

3144210

Credits: 

30.00
Financial Aid Eligible

This technical diploma will prepare you to properly program and operate welding robots. Training on the latest technology will cover the basic engineering principles of programming skills to create welding processes that meet specifications for various patterns, joint types, and positions. In addition, coursework will cover material science, computer-aided design (CAD), automation, codes, inspections, testing, and quality assurance.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Robotic Welding & Fabrication Specialist

This program will cost about $5,600* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact a Career Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee
High School transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in writing/sentence skills, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the exemptions here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

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