Metal Fabricator

The ACE-IT Steel Fabrication Program provides students with a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification.

WHAT JOBS DOES A METAL FABRICATOR DO?

  • projects involving the construction of bridges, buildings, hoppers, conveyors, cranes, heavy mining equipment, logging equipment, and ship parts and equipment, and many rapidly evolving industries such as aviation
  • Metal Fabricators deal with the selection, layout, shearing, cutting (with a torch), drilling and welding of metal plates and structural steel shapes into products
  • work for sheet metal fabrication, welding shops and ship building companies

WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

  • entering grade 11 or 12
  • good employability skills
  • strong interest in entering industry
  • good hand-eye coordination and physical condition
  • strong math skills are an asset

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • post secondary apprenticeship training without the tuition fee
  • 20 graduation credits
  • Apprenticeship Technical Training Level 1 certification
  • scholarship opportunities
  • student registered with Industry Training Authority (ITA)

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

  • February – July
  • BCIT (Burnaby)
  • full-time (Monday – Friday)

HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • submit an application package
  • participate in an interview
For more information,
Contact your School Career Advisor
or email CareerEducation@sd41.bc.ca