Welding Fabrication is a program to start your career in welding or a related metal working industries. Students will gain knowledge and experience using various processes used in the welding /fabrication industry including Manual and CNC plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting, Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick), Tungsten Metal Arc Welding (TIG), and more. There is a focus on safety and the proper use of the shop, equipment, and power tools. Instruction, practice, and projects focus on readying the student for certification.
Careers That Require Welding Education:
• Welder • Boiler maker
• Construction Worker:
plumber, pipe fitter, sheet
metal worker, iron worker
• Metal Artist
• Pipeline Welder
• Welding Engineer
• Welding Sales and equipment
Helpful Experience and Aptitudes
• Likes to create or use imagination • Likes to work in different areas of • Produce professional grade work manufacturing
• Teamwork atmosphere • Public relations skills to promote work • Organizational skills • Good sense of detail • Willing to travel for work
Welding Fabrication will crosswalk with English 11 or 12, Math 12,and a Social Studies Credit.
Niles New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy | 1441 Eagle Street Niles, Michigan 49120 | Phone: (269) 683-6031 | Fax: (269) 684-9516