The Foundation Program consists of Level 1 technical training in addition to practical and essential skills related to the Metal Fabricator (Fitter) apprentice program. Metal Fabricator means a person who interprets drawings and involving the development, layout, marking, cutting, burning, sawing, shearing, punching, rolling, bending, drilling, shaping, forming, straightening, fitting, and assembling, reaming, bolting, riveting, welding, testing, inspecting, preparing, priming, painting, rigging and handling of structural and mechanical fabrications constructed from plates and structural shapes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the Metal Fabrication Trade.
20 weeks (5 weeks per level)
Students must supply own gloves, jackets, goggles, helmet and safety-toed boots.
See Fees for the statement of tuition fees.
Visit Financial Aids & Awards for information on applying for the TRU Trades & Technology Division Scholarship.
Texts and supplies - contact the TRU Bookstore for inquiries.
$16.83 per month lab/studio fee
Students are required to purchase their own tool boxes and tools - available at the Tool Room TT252 ($220)
Boots, welding gloves, leather jacket, welding cap, helmet and goggles approximately - $200
Questions regarding the Metal Fabricating Program, should be directed to the following: