Machine and Metals Technology

Machine and Metals Technology

Do you like making things with your hands or have an appreciation for metalworking or fabrication? Machine and metals technology prepares students for entry-level metalworking occupations.

Graduates from the College of Marin Machine and Metals Technology program may enter fields in industrial production, prototype construction, special die work, or research and development.

The courses in welding provide an opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and experience for employment in the occupation. These courses also provide an auxiliary experience for other majors.

Careers in Machine, Metals Technology, and Welding

Machinists use mechanically controlled and/or computer-controlled machine tools.

  • Become a welder or machinist in a factory or machine shop.
  • Operate computer-controlled machines or robots as a CNC operator or develop programs as a CNC programmer.
  • Freelance or become an artistic welder.
  • Work your way up to a supervisor position or open your own shop.

Download Machine, Metals Technology, and Welding Pathway Sheet (PDF)

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