A program that prepares individuals to construct industrial, storage, and commercial metal structures using prefabricated framing and siding components.
Includes instruction in sheet metal working, ironworking, assembly and fastening techniques, blueprint reading, site preparation, structural design principles, safety, and applicable codes and regulations.
Search for schools that offer studies in Metal Building Assembly/Assembler (use the College Search feature and enter "metal building assembly” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Metal Building Assembly/Assembler Studies?
The most common degree earned is a high school diploma or associate degree. Other degrees may include a bachelor's degree degrees or certificate programs.
Many metal building assembler jobs require experience in a role such as machine operator. Meanwhile, many metal buildings assemblers also have previous career experience in roles such as an assembler.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Metal Building Assembly/Assembler Studies
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
Publications/Magazines Metal Building Assembly/Assembler Studies