Precision Metalworking & Welding

 metal1 Opportunities:

  • Employment in trade or trade related occupations
  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Westmoreland County Community College
  • Post Secondary training in schools such as:
    • Precision Manufacturing Institute

Program Description:

This is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in a variety of metalworking occupations. Instruction includes welding and cutting processes; setting up and operating machine tools (precision machining); metal fabricating, forming and cutting machines; and assembling of metal products and structures. Instruction is also provided in the use of hand and portable power tools in making computations related to work dimensions, the physical properties of materials and other related instruction and skills associated with metalworking occupations. Metals are cast, formed, shaped, molded, heat-treated, cut, twisted, pressed, fused, stamped or otherwise worked upon.

 metal2 Career Possibilities:

  • Welder
  • Toolmaker
  • Computer Numerical Control Technician
  • Production and Manufacturing Assistant