Categories: Trades

Narrative Summary

The Metal Fabricator program is designed to describe the trade of Metal Fabricator.

Over the course of three months, students will learn how to fabricate and repair carbon steel structures, how to read and interpret engineer drawings, plan and implement the sequence of assembly, perform calculations and apply formulae to layout patterns and shapes. Students will then be able to cut out resulting patterns and shapes using oxy-fuel torches and plate shears.

This program will provide students with a paid internship at Walter’s Group, Princeton Campus, one day a week. Graduates of this program will be able to seek many positions available through Walter’s and many other companies.

Admission Requirements
  • Be at least 18 years of age or a mature student
  • Grade 12 Diploma or GED
  • Provide highschool transcript
  • Interview with Trades Lead
  • Must have Grade 12 Math at C/M/U level

Course Outline

Major Topics include:

  • How to Fabricate
  • Repairing Carbon Steel Structures
  • How to Read and Interpret Engineer Drawings
  • Plan and Implement Sequence of Assembly
  • Perform Calculations and Apply Formulae
  • Knowledge of Measurements, Fractions, Decimals
  • SI Metric and Imperial Systems

Hours and Duration
  • January 29th - May 10th, 2023
  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm [in-class instruction]
  • 15 weeks

Career Opportunities
  • Fitter
  • Labourer

Registration Deadline

Deadline to register is January 5, 2024. All applications must be submitted before 4pm on the deadline date. Applications will be considered complete when ALL forms are filled in FULL and required documentation is provided.

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