Recommended Fitter Academic Pathway & Competency List

The GMACW Steel Fabrication Council has identified training for fitters as its most urgent workforce need. The following curriculum reflects recommendations made by the council as well as a review of the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA) Fundamentals of Metal Fabrication Certification, the SME code, and post-secondary programs in fabrication and materials joining.
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Partnership Resources
Arkansas State University Mid-South

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing -- Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing (3327)
Production Occupations -- Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121)

Education / Instructional Information

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  • None
Credential Type:
  • None
Program Delivery Format:
Fully online

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