Watch the sparks fly while working with metal starting your career in Fabrication and Welding Technology.
Cooperative Education classes can help you stand out when you’re searching for a job by giving you real world experience.
All your options
In this program, you can pursue a degree or build your own path with certificates. Our program gives you a variety of options for success. The associates degree ensures you’re highly skilled and ready for a variety of fields within fabrication and welding. If you don’t have two years to complete the full program, then the one-year Fabrication and Welding Certificate is a great place for you to learn the immediate skills you need to start your career. The Welding Processes Certificate and our Career Pathways program prepare you for specific aspects of welding and fabrication, but don’t provide the comprehensive knowledge you learn in our other programs.
Lane’s Welding and Fabrication program is designed to create a foundation of skills and knowledge leading to a career in welding and fabrication. You’ll be prepared with techniques that elevate your skill set above the competition. Our students develop skills in welding processes, cutting processes, metallurgy, fabrication, blueprint reading, and layout.
You’ll take a mix of hands-on labs with classroom theory to ensure the lessons you’re learning make practical sense. You’ll be learning from instructors with a wealth of industry experience and professionalism, who teach you the skills you need to start a successful career right after your program.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Shielded Metal arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and many Wire drive processes
- Semi and fully automatic Oxy Acetylene and Plasma arc thermal cutting
- Metal saws, press brakes, punches, iron workers, plater rollers, tube and pipe bending
- Comprehensive understanding of welding blueprints, Forklift and overhead crane
- Fabrication, lay out, metallurgy and AWS Certification
- Pipe fitting and welding, and much more
Once you’ve completed your program, you’ll have a wide variety of career options open to you as welding and fabrication are always in high demand! Employment prospects include the manufacture of equipment utilized in many fields such as aerospace and transportation, medical, recreation, recycling, energy processing, delivery, road construction, shipping and management. Welder/fabricators build bridges, buildings, bicycles, machine tools and more.
Learn the basics of fabrication and welding. Blueprint reading, layout and many welding processes.
Learn and practice with multiple welding processes.
An opportunity to become an AWS certified welder with Dual Shield wire welding.
An opportunity to become an AWS certified welder with E7018 SMAW welding.
Not sure which is for you? Learn more about the types of degrees & certificates Lane has to offer