Program: Metal Fabrication Technology

Overview

Metal Fabrication Technology

The Metal Fabrication Technology program’s mission is to pro- vide technical training to meet the demands of the industry and the needs of the individual to demonstrate entry-level skills necessary for employment. 

Career Opportunities

This Associate Degree will prepare students for entry positions in sheet metal layout, fabrication, and installation. 

The Core Skills Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position as a trainee in sheet metal layout, fabrication, and installation. 

The Advanced Skills Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position as a trainee in sheet metal layout, fabrication, and installation. The Advanced Skills Certificate will place added emphasis on sheet metal CNC fabric.

Associate in Science (AS), Metal Fabrication Technology

The Associate Degree will provide the student with the technical competencies required to meet the demands of the metal fabrication industries. The Associate Degree will also provide the General Education courses that help build the scope of knowledge and self-confidence that prepare a student for the working environment.

Program Learning Outcomes: 

Perform a common sheet metal layout and fabrication project. 
Perform common metal fabrication using power machinery to produce a fabrication project. 
Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret construction blueprints. 

Certificate of Achievement, Metal Fabrication Technology (Core Skills)

The Core Skills Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position as a trainee in metal layout, fabrication, welding, and installation.

Student Learning Outcomes
  • Perform a common sheet metal layout and fabrication project.
  • Perform common metal fabrication using power machinery to produce a fabrication project.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret construction blueprints.

Certificate of Achievement, Metal Fabrication Technology (Advanced Skills)

The Advanced Skills Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position as a trainee in metal layout, fabrication, welding, and installation. This certificate will place added emphasis on sheet metal CNC fabrication, drafting and welding and in preparation for acceptance into an apprenticeship in one of the metalworking trades. 

Student Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze and apply software to design a sheet metal part and export it to the CNC plasma table in the proper vector format.
  • Design and fabricate an advanced sheet metal project involving two different pieces of CNC fabrication equipment.

Certificate of Accomplishment, Robotic Welding Automation

The Metal Fabrication Technology Certificate of Accomplishment in Robotic Welding Automation provides training to gain the technical and applied skills required to perform advanced programming and operational tasks as per the American Welding Society standards and specifications for robotic welding.