Where others see a sheet of metal, you see what it can be turned into. By you. Cutting and bending and soldering. So do it.
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Metal Fabrication
Program Number: 314572
Your Degree:
Technical Diploma
Area of Study:
Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Delivery Method:
100% In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
31 Credits | Finish diploma in 1 year
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  • Program Overview

    Metal fabrication involves a variety of processes that take raw material, such as sheet metal, and convert it into a usable structure through layout, cutting, bending, assembling and a range of other processes. The Metal Fabrication program at Madison College will give you a strong grounding in these processes, preparing you for career success as a metalworker. As a Metal Fabrication student, you will:

    • Learn the basics of cutting, forming and joining common manufacturing materials.
    • Use a variety of manual and programmable equipment, techniques and processes.
    • Get hands-on training to learn fundamental concepts of safety, measurement, layout, forming, joining, assembly, finishing and production.
    • Develop your technical knowledge of blueprint reading, layout metal fabrication and welding.
    • Produce fabricated assemblies and detailed drawings that conform to industry quality-control methods and standards.

    Program Details

    Students in the Metal Fabrication program can attend full time.

    Metal Fabrication program classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Fort Atkinson
    • Madison - Truax

    Double Technical Diploma

    Welding - Get your Welding Technical Diploma with just one more semester of classes.  
    After completing your Metal Fabrication diploma, you can earn a Welding diploma with nine more credits. Contact tandt@madisoncollege.edu for more information.

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    First Semester
    10-449-100
    1 credit
    10-606-200
    2 credits
    32-420-349
    1 credit
    31-442-332
    1 credit
    31-457-301
    2 credits
    31-457-302
    2 credits
    31-457-305
    2 credits
    31-457-309
    1 credit
    Second Semester
    31-442-390
    2 credits
    31-457-303
    2 credits
    31-457-304
    2 credits
    31-457-306
    2 credits
    31-457-307
    2 credits
  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Application Dates

    Fall 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

    1. Admission Application

    The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

    2. Education Completion
    Students must submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
    • GED/HSED transcript
    • College transcript(s) showing completion of an associate degree or higher
      • Note: Effective with the 2023-2024 year, this may be fulfilled with at least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0

    All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.

    Additional Notes

    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.
    • Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 

    Questions?

    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

Ready to get started?
Your first step is to apply to Madison College. It's easy and free to apply, so get started today!
Contact the School of Technologies and Trades

Madison Truax Campus
Main Building, A2105

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

tandt@madisoncollege.edu
608.246.6800

Se habla Español.

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm  phone or email only