Program: Metal Fabrication Technology
The Metal Fabrication Technology program’s mission is to provide technical training to meet the demands of the industry and the needs of the individual to demonstrate entry-level skills necessary for employment. We strive for each student’s success and prepare them with knowledge for a better future.
(Program Video: LBCC Career Technical Education, Metal Fabrication Technology)
DEGREES & CERTIFICATES
Metal Fabrication Technology, Associate in Science (AS)
Metal Fabrication Technology, Certificate of Achievement (ACH)
Robotic Welding Automation, Certificate of Achievement (ACH)
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Introduction to Metalworking
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Advanced Metal Layout and Fabrication
Power Metalworking Machine Operations aka Fire pit Fabrication
CNC Metal Fabrication Systems aka Stainless Steel Toolbox Fabrication
Blueprint Reading for Metal Fabrication
Introduction to Robotic Welding
Intermediate Robotic Welding
Metal Fabrication and Layout
Metal Fabrication and Layout
View Course Descriptions on LBCC College Catalog.
Business industries include Aerospace, Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical processing, Construction, Manufacturing, Plumbing and Pipe Welding, Robotics, and much more!
- Foreman/Production manager
- Sheet metal fabricator
- Blueprint reader
- Metal Fabrication layout
To explore potential jobs in this field of study, we strongly urge you to visit LBCC Career Center. Working with a career counselor, we will assess your strengths, skills, interests, and accomplishments to help you identify internship opportunities and career goals that match your educational and professional needs.
What are the prerequisites for Metal Fab?
|Introduction to Metalworking
What attire should I wear to class?
- Proper shoes
- Clothing that may get dirty
Any materials or equipment a Student should buy (or not provided from the class)?
- Welding Sleeves
- Mask and Gloves
Class syllabus will provide further information
How long does it take to complete the program?
Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.
Make a 30-minute appointment with an academic counselor to receive services in educational plans, transcript evaluation, and career planning.
How much does the program cost?
Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work Study information.
Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?
Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.
How to transfer and lookup comparable course listings.
To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).
For more information, please visit LBCC Transfer Center.
How do I receive my degree or certificate after I finish the coursework?
You will need to complete an application for your degree or certificate and submit that application to the LBCC Admissions & Records office. Read how to apply for graduation and receive your degree or certificate for more details.