Industrial Design & Fabrication

Become An Industrial Designer Or Machinist

Fall Semester: Precision Measurement & CNC Programming (STEM 230) focuses on precision measurements, CNC programming and precision machining. Students will learn the skills of machining by designing and building a variety of projects, some of which are self-selected. Design concepts such as aerodynamics and ergonomics will also be researched.

Spring Semester: Metal Fabrication, Welding & Machining (STEM 231) focuses on machining, welding, soldering and brazing. Students will have the opportunity to specialize in areas of design and welding while participating fully in all aspects of building a vehicle. Students will also have the opportunity to work towards the completion of self- selected projects.

Grades 11-12 | Half Day | 120 minutes daily

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  • 10 credits on transcript
  • Successful completion of basic geometry


(based on two semesters)

  • 1 math credit
  • 2 elective credits

Qualifying students earn 2 college credits (Central Maine CC) at no cost to the student!

Industry Recognized Credentials

  • National Institute of Metalworking Skills
  • OSHA 10

Professional Skill Building

  • Design & Engineering
  • GMAW Welding
  • Metal Fabrication
  • SMAW Welding
  • CNC Programming
  • GTAW Welding
  • Lathe Operation
  • Grinding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Milling
  • Project Testing