Metalworking, Welding & Fabrication Career Pathway Program

  • The Metalworking, Welding & Fabrication Career Pathway Program at Lenape High School is open to any current or rising LRHSD student from Evesham, Medford, Medford Lakes, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Woodland. Interested students should complete the Metalworking, Welding & Fabrication Career Pathway Application Form.

About the Program

  • The Metalworking, Welding, & Fabrication Career Pathway Program is designed to provide students with a four-year experience in metalworking. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have the opportunity to experience hands-on skills and knowledge in the areas of sheet metal construction, bench metal, mig, tig, arc, and gas welding, and CAD/CAM operations related to Computer Numerical Control machining.

    In addition, students will be able to read blueprints, use layout tools, coordinate between different roles found in a shop, and understand many of the career opportunities available to them after graduation. This four-year program will provide students with a head start in entering the workforce or continuing on to higher education in the fields of metal, welding and fabrication.

    The foundation course for the Metalworking, Welding & Fabrication Career Pathway Program is Metalworking. This course is open to all students in the district. Following successful completion of Metalworking (general metalworking techniques and shop safety), eligible students can apply for acceptance to the Metalworking, Welding & Fabrication Career Pathway Program, offered exclusively at Lenape High School, but open to all students within the district.

Our Facility

  • The Metalworking, Welding & Fabrication Center was completed in 2023. This state-of-the-art facility has a welding area and a metalworking area. The welding area has 10 welding booths where students have access to stick, mig, & tig welding as well as various power and hand tools. The metalworking side features 2 CNC lathes, 2 CNC mills, a 4 foot by 4 foot water jet and various fabrication tools.

Course Tracks and Descriptions

Students may choose one of two tracks:

  • Metalworking

  • Metal Fabrication

  • Metal Welding and Assembly

  • Capstone Project

  • Internship