Learn to build, assemble and repair products made of steel or other metals for use in a wide variety of manufacturing and construction industries, operating specialized metalworking machines.
Metal fabricators are needed at:
- Sheet metal fabrication and welding shops
- Structural steel, boilers, plate workers, heavy machinery and transportation equipment manufacturing companies
- Shipbuilding companies
- Welding, ironwork and sheet metal work contractors
Metal Fabrication Courses
Learn to build, assemble and repair products made of steel or other metals for use in a wide variety of manufacturing and construction industries, operating specialized metalworking machines
Metal Fabrication Foundation: Program Outline
Locations & Dates
CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.
Successful completion of the following:
- English 10; or Communications 11; or equivalent with a “C” or higher.
- Foundation Math and Pre-Calculus 10; or a "C" or higher grade in one of the following: Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 or Trades Math 041 or Math 030
Students who do not meet the above requirement, and think they may be admissible as a mature student should consult a CNC counsellor/advisor.
Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.
If the program is over-subscribed, students will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below:
- The letter grade for English 10, English 030 or Communications 11 or equivalent will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
- The letter grade for Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 or Math 030 or Trades Math 041 or equivalent, will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
- Credit in Physics 11 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher will be awarded 4 points.
- The mechanical reasoning portion of the Student Readiness Assessment (SRA) will be awarded a maximum of 5 points.
- A passing grade in the English portion of the SRA (or completion of remedial work) will be awarded 1 point.
- A passing grade in the Math portion of the SRA (or completion of remedial work) will be awarded 1 point.
- Credit in one or more trades-related courses at the Grade 12 level with a grade of “B” or higher, or successful completion of any foundation-level trades training program or documented experience of one year in a trade will be awarded 3 points.
- Credit in any of the following: English 11, Principles of Math 11, or equivalents, or Trades Math 042 with a “C” grade or higher will be awarded 3 points.
- Submission of a resumé and personal handwritten statement indicating the reasons for wishing to enter this program will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.
Maximum points = 28
Invest in your future
The estimated cost for this program is $3,524.
- Tuition: $2,689
- Student fees: $635
- Tool Deposit: $200 (Refundable)
These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.
Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.