Program Outcome


A student successfully completing this program will be able to do the following:
 
  • Maintain a safe working environment for themselves and others. 
  • Select and use the appropriate pattern layout drafting tools.
  • Perform required mathematical calculations for the layout, fabrication, and blueprint reading for the fabrication trade. 
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively on larger projects.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrate safe and proper use of typical fabrication hand tools and typical fabrication machines.
  • Demonstrate the use of straight line development to layout and fabricate fittings. 
  • Demonstrate the use of parallel line development to layout and fabricate fittings.
  • Demonstrate the use of radial line development to layout and fabricate fittings. 
  • Demonstrate the use of triangulation development to layout and fabricate fittings.
  • Use the computerized fitting layout system’s functions and software application to fabricate fittings. 
  • Layout and fabrication of edges, seams, clips, locks, fasteners, and connectors.
  • Identify sheet metal materials and identify the gauge of metal materials. 
  • Read and interpret the blueprints for the sheet metal trade as well other related trades.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety requirements of the welding fields and to recognizer unsafe acts. 
  • List the factors that must be considered before a welding process is selected.
  • Explain how each one of the major welding processes works. 
  • Demonstrate each one of the major welding processes oxyacetylene, arc, mig, tig, and plasma cutting.
  • Be able to weld in all positions with all the welding equipment. 
  • Know how to weld aluminum, stainless steel, black iron, and cast iron.