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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 13
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to fabricate and modify metal parts in support of other manufacturing, repair or design activities, or as an independent business.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical, Winona 55987

Labor Market Information

  • Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Rolling Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.87/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Drilling and Boring Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.61/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Model Makers

  • Median wage: $19.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $18.00/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.72/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

  • Median wage: $20.14/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Forging Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $16.47/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Multiple Machine Tool Operators

  • Median wage: $17.96/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Milling and Planing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.58/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Layout Workers

  • Median wage: $21.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Lathe and Turning Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $19.29/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Patternmakers

  • Median wage: $22.06/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Heat Treating Equipment Operators

  • Median wage: $18.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Minnesota State College Southeast
Minnesota State College Southeast
1250 Homer Road Winona, MN 55987 Toll-Free: (877) 853-8324 Local: (877) 853-8324 TTY: (507) 453-2785