Machine Operator

Become trained in sheet metal fabrication with average staring wage of $16.00/hour.

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Types of jobs I can get with this certificate

  • Fabrication Operator
  • Press Operator
  • Punch Press Operator
  • Die Setter
  • Machine Operator
  • Machine Setter
  • Press Brake Operator
  • Metal Fabricator

What you get out of the training

  • Nine weeks of hands on training with small class size
  • Earn a FMA (Fundamentals of Metal Fabrication Association) Certificate
  • Set up and operate machines-press brake, laser and turret lathe
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Shop Safety
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Use of hand and measuring tools
  • 40 hours of applied shop math
  • Assistance with resumes and interviewing preparation
  • Support while you attend the training: Goal setting, managing conflict, organization, career laddering


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED (or graduation before training starts)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Committed to finding full-time employment
  • Physically able to stand for an 8-hour shift, bend and lift