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Metal Fabrication


Mr. Moses, Program Co-coordinator

Room 305

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Program Description

ROC’s Metal Fabrication program is a one-semester program available to students who have successfully completed ROC’s Welding 1 course.  Students build on their skills, applying the basic principles of cutting, grinding, and welding various metals using ARC, MIG, and TIG welding processes. Instruction in shop discipline and safety practices are emphasized. 

Metal Fabrication students learn:

  • Reading blueprints
  • Planning and completing welding projects
  • Creating job estimates and customer order procedures
  • Completing certifications necessary in the welding industry
  • Fundamentals of the fabrication process

Professional Certification opportunities

Certifications offered to students completing the Metal Fabrication course include:

  • AWS D1.1
  • F.C.A.W. welding process
  • S.M.A.W. welding process
  • ASME Sec.9 Pipe Test

High School credit available

Students earn 15 general elective units each semester toward their high school graduation.

Career Pathways and Related Occupations

This is a career awareness class which instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Metal Fabrication students oftentimes pursue careers in the following:

  • Welder
  • Fabricator
  • Welding Inspector
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Welding Shop Owner

Meet Mr. Moses

  • Instructor at ROC since 1982.
  • California teaching credential in CTE Manufacturing/Welding and Product Development.
  • Completed coursework at Fresno Pacific University.
  • 30+ years’ private sector experience as owner of Greg Moses Welding Consulting and Weld Testing.
  • ROC Teacher of the Year, 1986 and 2006.
  • Welding Certifications:
    – AWS D1.1-S.M.A.W.
    – AWS D1.1- F.C.A.W.
    – ASME Sec.9 Pipe.