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Manufacturing, Fabrication and Welding Careers

Do you want to work with your hands and use your technical mind? A manufacturing, fabrication or welding course can lead you to the automotive, mining, marine and aerospace industries. You'll be responsible for designing, welding or repairing complex machinery – the opportunities are endless!

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Job Opportunities:

  • Fitter and machinist
  • Welder
  • Boilermaker
  • Sheet metal tradesperson
  • Fabrication specialist
  • Metal worker
  • Machinist
  • Process worker

Fun Facts

Humans are 50,000 years old. Almost all our manufactured products and technologies were invented in the last 500 years

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