Metals Fabrication Technology, A.A.S
The Metals Fabrication program offers you the training for a career in a hands-on, high-demand field constructing and repairing projects involving vehicles, heavy equipment, pipelines, manufacturing equipment, and industrial construction.
Why Study Metals Fabrication Technology at Highlands College of Montana Tech?
The Metals Fabrication program offers you the training for a career in a hands-on, high-demand field constructing and repairing projects involving vehicles, heavy equipment, pipelines, manufacturing equipment, and industrial construction. You’ll learn the skills needed to machine parts for aerospace, medical, mining and automotive industries and produce these projects by drawing and following various blueprints, diagrams and specifications.
Exit Early with a Certificate of Applied Science
The Metals Fabrication A.A.S is made up of one year of precision machining coursework followed by one year of coursework in welding technology. If a student wishes to exit to the workforce, he/she will have either a C.A.S. in precision machining technology or a C.A.S. in welding technology, which will be dependent on whether they start with the first two semesters of welding or the first two semesters of precision machining.
What is Metals Fabrication?
The hands-on welding technology portion of this degree teaches students how to work in a variety of environments like manufacturing, industrial construction, aerospace, and constructing pipelines.
What Kinds of Jobs Do Metals Fabrication Graduates Get?
Metals Fabrication students are prepared for employment as entry level machinists or welders.
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Explore Classes in Metals Fabrication
Classes include hands-on opportunities with ARC, GAS, MIG, TIG, and Plasma welding as well as lathe, milling and CNC machine applications.
Prepare for a construction industry career through rigorous college course work and service-learning projects in the community.
Prepare for groundman and apprentice positions within the line trade.