Program Outcomes (Sheet Metal Technology)

Downtown Campus

Steve MacKay

Admissions Office


Location South Campus

Hours Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material.
  2. Use calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, and rulers.
  3. Fasten joints together with a variety of fasteners.
  4. Install a variety of assemblies: flashings, heating and air conditioning ducts, and furnace casings.
  5. Interpret blueprints relating to construction sites.
  6. Perform basic computer functions
  7. Use shears, hammers, punches, or drills to fabricate or modify parts.
  8. Identify gauge types of sheet metal or nonmetallic materials.
  9. Install section components.
  10. Drill and punch holes in metal for screws, bolts, and rivets.
  11. Develop positive interpersonal abilities to create a team environment in the workplace.
  12. Work independently as well as cooperatively

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking