Metalwork

METALWORK 10 – Level 1
It should be noted that this 4-credit course is a needed for entry to the Metalwork Level 2 courses. This is a general metalwork course providing a variety of practical exploratory experiences in various areas of the metal trades. The fundamentals of computer controlled machining is covered from CAD drawings to numerical control files which run the CNC machines. Hands on practical experience is a major part of this program. SMAW, GMAW, OXY/ACE, welding tasks are performed. Manual lathing and milling operations are introduced. This course can meet the Fine Arts or Applied Skills requirements for graduation. This course is a preferred prerequisite for both the CTC “Welding, Heavy Mechanical Trades, and Refrigeration Mechanics.

METALWORK 11 – Level 2
It should be noted that this 4-credit course is a recommendation for entry to the Metalwork Level 3 courses. This is a general metalwork course providing a variety of practical exploratory experiences in various areas of the metal trades. The fundamentals of computer controlled machining is covered from CAD drawings to numerical control files which run the CNC machines. Any level 1 projects not completed will be done at the Level 2 class. The expectations and demands of quality are higher at this level. GTAW is introduced in Level 2. Hands on practical experience is a major part of this program. This course can meet the Fine Arts or Applied Skills requirements for graduation. . This course is a preferred prerequisite for both the CTC “Welding, Heavy Mechanical Trades, and Refrigeration Mechanics.

METALWORK 12 – Level 3
It should be noted that this 4-credit course is applied for and taken only when the Metalwork Level 1 & 2 courses have been successfully completed in their entirety. This is a specific
metalwork course providing a variety of practical exploratory experiences in various areas of the metal trades. The fundamentals of computer controlled machining is covered from CAD drawings to numerical control files which run the CNC machines. Hands on practical experience is a major part of this program. This Level 3 programs allows a lot of freedom for project choices. This course can meet the Fine Arts or Applied Skills requirements for graduation. This course is a preferred prerequisite for both the CTC “Welding, Heavy Mechanical Trades, and Refrigeration Mechanics.