Bend, cut, drill, join, punch, and manipulate many types of metal. Use advanced fabrication equipment and welding techniques to build, assemble, and repair metal components. Design layout patterns, interpret blueprints, and adhere to engineering specifications.
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Prepared for immediate employment, apprenticeship, advanced certifications, and further education.
Satisfactory completion of this program earns you college credits. See details on our College Partners page.
You need manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude, physical stamina, and basic math skills.
Students experience training on a variety of machines. Emphasis is placed on bench work, precision measuring instruments, shearing, forming, rolling, assembly, welding, heat treatment, blueprint reading, layout and design, quality control, press brake operation, gas tungsten arc welding (tig) and shielded metal arc welding.