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Major: Precision Metal Working


Introduction

Precision metal working programs prepare students to plan, manufacture, assemble, test, and repair parts, mechanisms, machines, and structures in which materials are cast, formed, shaped, molded, heat treated, cut, twisted, pressed, fused, stamped or worked.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
  • Ironworking/Ironworker
  • Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
  • Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Precision Metal Working, Other
  • Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
  • Tool and Die Technology/Technician
  • Welding Technology/Welder

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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