Metal fabrication involves a variety of processes that take raw material, such as sheet metal, and convert it into a usable structure through layout, cutting, bending, assembling and a range of other processes. The Metal Fabrication program at Madison College will give you a strong grounding in these processes, preparing you for career success as a metalworker. As a Metal Fabrication student, you will:
- Learn the basics of cutting, forming and joining common manufacturing materials.
- Use a variety of manual and programmable equipment, techniques and processes.
- Get hands-on training to learn fundamental concepts of safety, measurement, layout, forming, joining, assembly, finishing and production.
- Develop your technical knowledge of blueprint reading, layout metal fabrication and welding.
- Produce fabricated assemblies and detailed drawings that conform to industry quality-control methods and standards.
Students in the Metal Fabrication program can attend full time.
Metal Fabrication program classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Fort Atkinson
- Madison - Truax
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.First Semester10-449-1001 credit10-606-2002 credits32-420-3491 credit31-442-3321 credit31-442-3182 credits31-442-3232 credits31-457-3012 credits31-457-3022 credits31-457-3052 credits31-457-3091 creditSecond Semester31-442-3262 credits31-442-3282 credits31-442-3902 credits31-457-3032 credits31-457-3042 credits31-457-3062 credits31-457-3072 credits31-457-3081 credit
Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!
International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.
- Application open
- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023
All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.
1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.
2. Education Completion
Students must submit official transcripts for one of the following:
- High school (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
- GED/HSED transcript
- College transcript(s) showing completion of an associate degree or higher
- Note: Effective with the 2023-2024 year, this may be fulfilled with at least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0
All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.
- Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.
- Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.