Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Diploma Program
Program Duration: 24 Week (720 hours)
This Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Diploma Program provides students with a combination of job entry skills and the knowledge required for today’s fabrication and welding field.
Students will spend much of their time applying theory to practice in a well equipped fabrication and welding facility. Student will perform a series of metal fabrication projects from pre-engineered drawings. During these projects students will be required to fabricate the pre-engineered designs by utilizing raw material and the theory acquired from the classroom. All projects will be inspected and graded based on layout, cutting, proper fitting processes to the welding procedure, inspection and quality control phases. Completion of the projects will require the students to utilize both conventional and computer controlled fabrication equipment (CNC).
Students will be able to interpret various pre-engineered blueprints, prepare material with various cutting processes, form object with various metal working equipment, assembling / fitting and welding with different welding process while utilizing sheet plate, structural shapes and pipe.
This program will provide students with all the educational requirements needed to challenge the following welding tests
- Qualification testing in C.S.A. W47.1;
- S.M.A.W. C.W.B. ALL Position Ticket
- G.M.A.W. Flat Ticket
- F.C.A.W. Flat Ticket
- There is also an option to upgrade G.M.A.W. and F.C.A.W. tickets to horizontal, a vertical and an overhead position ticket.
- An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or
- mature student at least 18 years of age, and pass a Superintendent approved qualifying test Section 23 (4) of the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
Upon completion of the program, students graduating with a 75% or above average in trade-related courses are eligible to write the Level 1 and Level 2 exemption exams. Successful completion of these exams will exempt the student from Level 1 and Level 2 of the in school training for the Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship (437A) and the Welder Apprenticeship (456A) Program.
Disclaimer: Subject to the requirements of the PCCA, 2005, the Academy reserves the
right to alter information including requirements and fees; to cancel a
program, course, a program major or option; change the location and/or
term in which a program or course is offered; change the program
curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market;
withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by
an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or
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All of the above programs are approved as vocational programs under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.