Program Description

The Metal Forming Certificate applies principles of Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) forming including tool selection, blank length calculation, bend correction and bend sequencing. Learners also explore forming software.

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Approximate Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $1,838
Books & Supplies: $250

Financial Aid

Not Available
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Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

at Wausau
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at Medford
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at Spencer
at Wittenberg
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.


Graduates will be able to…

  • Work safely with metal forming equipment
  • Leverage the knowledge of formed metal while machining or welding
  • Form metal with the brake press


The Metal Forming Certificate is a 8–9 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

Weld Print Reading 1: Basic Views And Dimensions 1.00
College Mathematics 3.00
Applied Mathematics 1 2.00
Welding Metal Forming 1 1.00
Welding Metal Forming 2 1.00
Solidworks 1 1.00
Solidworks For Welders 1.00
Weld Print Reading 2: Other Views And Symbols 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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