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Metalworking/Sheet Metal: Introduction (Westerly)

Course Details

Mondays, Apr 8 - May 20 | 6-9pm | No Class: 4/15
ages 18+ | Westerly | 2019/CS-SCLP-2876 ( Class not open for registration )
6 sessions | 18 contact hours | tuition $365 | lab fee $50


This class takes place in the Westerly Education Center's metalworking facility. After an introduction to the history of sheet metal, students explore the various hand and power tools used for metalworking techniques such as assembling, bending, cutting, fastening, finishing, metal punching, and roll forming of .032 aluminum. Students are introduced to the safe and efficient use of hand-operated rollers, band saws, power metal shears, hand-operated notchers, punching tools, table sanders, hand brakes, and various other hand tools. Basic fabrication layout skills are developed and students learn to make parallel and radial lines in construction of their individual pieces. This course also serves as an introduction to the general construction industry concepts of craftsmanship, safety and training, as well as sheet metal types.

This course is held at the Westerly Education Center.

  • Name: John Koussa (Bio)