This two-year technical diploma in Welding Fabrication will prepare individuals to enter the fields of welding, metal fabrication, production manufacturing, construction, maintenance welding, plus many other opportunities in the career of working with metals. Students will gain skills and knowledge in advanced welding processes, along with the traditional processes of SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, and Oxy-Fuel welding and cutting. Students will learn to operate/program manual and CNC cutting and forming equipment. Additional areas of study include blueprint reading, computer drafting software and fabrication techniques. Students will operate and perform advanced manufacturing processes and equipment such as welding robotics, water-jet cutting and more. Students will also gain knowledge of welding codes, inspection techniques and the certification process in the welding/fabrication field. This program prepares students for the ever-advancing skill sets the manufacturing and construction industries need.