Metal Fabrication

Metal Fabrication


Metal Fabricators build, assemble and repair products made of steel or other metals for use in a wide variety of manufacturing and construction industries. They must be familiar with the properties of metal and know how to operate specialized metalworking machines. Metal Fabricator is a nationally designated trade under the Inter-provincial Red Seal Program.

Foundation Training

Metal Fabrication/Fitter: Citation (Foundation) is a 23 week program which prepares students for employment as a metal fabricator apprentice. Students learn the interpretation of technical drawings and layout of metal components.  Students also acquire the skills necessary for the assembly of a finished product.  This includes learning how to cut, burn, saw, shear, punch, drill, and shape metal components.

Practical projects are performed in a shop environment to develop the necessary habits concerning safety, time management, machinery and materials.

For the program schedule, please click here.

Please visit the KPU calendar for more details about the Metal Fabrication/Fitter: Citation (Foundation)

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