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CANCELED: Welding career information sessions designed for the Spanish-speaking


PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Thursday, March 12, 2020) –  Waukesha County Technical College is offering four welding career exploration events in March and April designed for Spanish-speaking prospective students.

In these information sessions, participants will discover the vast career opportunities in metal fabrication and welding, a key component of advanced manufacturing.

The event will be held in WCTC’s Terry Lutz Integrated Manufacturing Center, Building I, at the main Pewaukee campus on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, March 11, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
  • Wednesday, April 22, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

After these events, participants will have the opportunity to apply (application fee waived) for the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)/Fabricator courses that are designed for Spanish-speaking students. Those who are accepted into the program will take three course over two semesters: Gas Metal Arc Welding (fall and spring semesters), College Math (fall semester) and Blueprint Reading for Fabrication (spring semester).

Additionally, accepted students can also expect summer skill-building workshops, specialized academic support and an opportunity to earn $500 in scholarships.

To register for one of the events, visit For questions, contact Karina at 262.691.5167 or, or Karen at 262.691.5135 or


About Waukesha County Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College, the leader in workforce development, prepares learners for success within the region and global economy. The College offers more than 150 areas of study including associate degree, technical diploma, apprenticeship and short-term certificate programs. Customized training for employers is also available. To learn more, visit