Whether you’re looking to advance your current career in manufacturing, or want to hit the ground running after high school, Moraine Park’s Fabrication Technologies associate degree prepares students for a precision-driven career making metal parts and components for a variety of household and industrial products.
About the Program
Are you a very detail-oriented person with the desire to work with your hands AND make a difference? Moraine Park’s Fabrication Technologies degree gives students the knowledge and skills they need to increase productivity, innovation and competitiveness in the manufacturing industry.
Students gain fabricating skills in automated cutting, forming and welding processes that prepare them for obtaining the Precision Sheet Metal Certification from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association.
What You’ll Learn
Through our gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and fabrication courses, students learn how to set up and operate metal fabrication, industrial welding and cutting equipment; interpret industrial prints; apply mathematical reasoning; and use various fabrication processes.
The coursework also includes topics in computer aided design (CAD); computer numerical control (CNC), advanced manufacturing planning and production; lean manufacturing practices; and quality applications used in today’s advanced manufacturing companies.