Metal fabrication is a highly valued industrial process that involves manipulating metal from one form into another by the use of forming, cutting, and joining. Metal fabrication is a skill that is self-rewarding and impacts everyone on a daily basis. If you like hands-on work, have an eye for detail, good math skills, are able to follow and develop detailed work procedures, and enjoy problem solving dedicated to accuracy, a career as a fabrication technician may be your key to success offering lifelong opportunities.
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Fabrication Technician prerequisites for all classes in the program: applicants must be a graduate of the Welding Industrial program (31-442-1) after 2005 or must meet the following criteria:
• Welding Industrial program graduates prior to 2005 must show prior industrial welding work experience (minimally 2500 hours of welding and/or metal fab), meet with the Weld Instructional Review Panel, and perform a written and hands-on assessment.
• Potential students who have not graduated with an Industrial Welding diploma must show prior industrial welding work experience (minimally 4000 hours of welding and/or metal fab), meet with the Weld Instructional Review Panel, and perform a written and hands-on assessment.