metal fab student

About this program

明天需要有技术知识的熟练工人. 当你在十大网赌平台推荐定义你的未来时, 你将掌握雇主最需要的技能. This industry-driven program delivers competitive-edge training in welding, machining, 钣金加工. Small class sizes. 牢固的行业联系. And opportunities to earn dual degrees in related areas take career prospects to even greater heights!

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焊接,机械加工, & Sheet Metal Processes


  • Metal fabricator
  • 生产技术人员 
  • Assembler 

At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, 激发合作, and encourages 探索艺术、历史和科学.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and 运用专业特有的概念、技能和方法.

​Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and 影响世界. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.

  • 核心艺术透视(ARP) or
  • 核心应用艺术视角(AAP) or
  • Core Global & 文化多样性视角(CDP) or
  • 核心历史透视(HIP) or
  • 社会科学选修(SSE)

​​Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.

  • 信息,技术 & Society (CSC124)
  • Technical Algebra & Trigonometry I (MTH123) or
  • College Algebra & Trigonometry I (MTH181)
  • 英语作文I (ENL111)
  • Technical & 专业沟通(ENL201)
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学生学习机械加工和焊接的基本技能, preparing them for a variety of rewarding manufacturing careers.

Tour Schedule

Seeing is believing.

我觉得十大网赌平台推荐可能很适合你? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about.

Feb 24


Saturday, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM

Apr 7


Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM


但现在让十大网赌软件推荐为你定制一个旅行. Call, chat,或电邮查询选项.


现在让十大网赌软件推荐为您定制一个旅行. Call, chat,或电邮查询选项.


Admissions Office

Student Projects
Hands-on Learning

Student Projects

Nate Filion, 金属加工技术, makes a cup holder for his 1953 Ford F100.

Student Projects
Hands-on Learning

Student Projects

Josh Safko, 金属加工技术, works to repair the gas tank of his motorcycle.

Student Projects
Hands-on Learning

Student Projects

Riley Cotner, Engineering Design Technology, and Jesse Rush, Welding & 制造工程技术 & 金属加工技术, collaborate to turn bomber seats into bar stools.

Student Projects
Hands-on Learning

Student Projects

扎卡里·金,焊接 & 制造工程技术, works on a ¼ scale Jaguar XK rear fender.

Student Projects
Hands-one Learning

Student Projects

Dan Gerard, 自动化制造技术, works on the sheet metal body parts for a front engine dragster, 谁将最终参加比赛.

Student Projects
Hands-on Learning

Student Projects

Trevor North, Welding & 制造工程技术, works to replace a quarter panel for an Austin Healey Sprite.

Larry A. 沃德加工技术中心

Larry A. 沃德加工技术中心

十大网赌软件推荐的专业领域获得实践经验, newly renovated labs using industry-standard equipment just like you’ll see in the real world.

Student Experience

“The way we learn, 十大网赌软件推荐每天有45分钟到1小时的讲座, then we get out in the shop and are out there for three or four hours, 如果十大网赌软件推荐想多待一会儿,时间会更长. ”

Kevin McGinty




实习是职业准备的关键. Apply your knowledge to the workplace and learn about the industry first-hand.

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Student Life


Baja SAE

Baja SAE

Join other students, 跨越不同专业, and apply your skills to design a vehicle to compete in regular Baja SAE competitions.



Work together as a team on club projects and gain exposure to the welding industry through tours of local and regional businesses. 



你的大学经历不仅仅是在课堂上. 加入65+俱乐部和组织之一,或创建自己的.

Penn College News


Sen. 特蕾西·彭尼奎克,州参议院通讯主席 & Technology Committee, 在周三的访问中, impressed by a variety of instructional areas alongside Penn College administrators, state Sen. Gene Yaw和立法同事.


Welding students take top two places in Philly Shipyard competition

十大网赌软件推荐 students posted a one-two finish in the Project MFG Maritime Welding Competition held Wednesday at the Philadelphia Shipyard. Patrick C. 新泽西州哥伦布市的埃万科(Evanko)排名第一. Harnish, of Newmanstown, earned second-place honors after competing against 18 other welding students from other institutions.


拍摄焊接视频 & 十大网赌平台推荐的金属制造专业

Virtually check out the welding labs inside Penn College's expansive Lycoming Engines Metal Trades Center – home to such equipment as an electron beam welder, CNC plasma cutters, robotic equipment, 非破坏性测试区域等等.

Study Abroad


通过威廉斯堡看世界. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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Student Experience


Living Outside 'You'

Living Outside 'You'

乔治·塞特尔三世长途跋涉到中东, 前往希望之家, where he hoped to teach welding skills to a few of the children living there – many used, abused or abandoned, 被警察从贝鲁特街头抓了起来. 在这个过程中,孩子们教会了他.

Read George's story

More Information

The machining course work in this associate degree is included in the Accredited Testing/Certification Institute for the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). This accreditation enables our certified faculty to offer NIMS certification exams to our students or to award alternative credit to those students who have already successfully completed certification exams.


Alternative Credit refers to academic credits earned through means other than traditional college course completion, 包括:考试学分, articulation, 高中时获得的能力证明, work/life experience, 先修课程.

Visit the 其他信贷选择 page for requirements and procedures and for information on credit through Advanced Placement.

The first two semesters of the program focus on machining courses. 建议学生复习 自动化生产 & 加工工具 list to determine what tools and supplies they will need to purchase for this phase of the major.

The final two semesters of the program focus on welding courses. 建议学生复习 Welding Tools & Supplies list to determine what tools and supplies they will need to purchase for this phase of the major.

Personal Protection Equipment and tools are available for purchase through The College Store .

  • Mr. 罗伯特·布劳泽,96年,00年, 运营副总裁, GSM Industrial
  • Mr. Richard A Conrad, Jr., '02, 现场应用工程师,霍巴特/米勒电气
  • Mr. Jacob D Fisher, '10, Plant Manager,高钢结构有限责任公司.
  • Mr. Eric F Geier, '17, 营运领导轮转未来领导, Aerojet Rocketdyne
  • Mr. Wayne A Leone, Welder Training & Testing for Susq. Nuclear Power Plant, PP&L
  • Mr. Michael Sebergandio, 01年,03年 质量工程师-焊接, Case New Holland
  • Mr. Brian A Thompson, Owner, Jasper Steel Works, LLC
  • Mr. Richard Wagoner, 首席施工培训负责人, UGI Utilities
  • Mr. Dave Watson, Sales Engineer, Lincoln Electric