Metal Fabrication (Grades 11-12)

    Course Overview:

    In this course students will learn metal fabrication processes and techniques that will enable them to pursue a variety of careers within business and industry. Students will receive instruction in the proper set-up, adjustment, maintenance and use of welding and fabrication shop equipment. The first year, exploratory in nature, study will rotate between welding and machining skill development. Second year students shall specialize in either precision machining or welding.

    Course Content:

    • Basic Math

    • Print Reading

    • Sheet Metal Work

    • SMAW GTAW GMAW OFW/OFC PLASMA Thermal Cutting 

    • AWS SENSE Program 

    • Milling Machine & Lathe

    • Surfacing grinding 

    • CNC plasma cutting

    • CNC robot welding 


    Students Supplied Equipment:

    Students will need to provide some basic tools including safety glasses, welding helmet, leather welding gloves, and tape measure.

    Length of Course: One or Two Years


    Students who successfully meet requirements of the course and university may earn dual credit from Ivy Tech Community College.

    Instructor: Mr. Mark Scranton-mscranto@mccsc.edu