GETTING STARTED

The Fab School is dedicated to helping you ignite your career in the metal fabrication, welding, digital manufacturing and composites industries. Our experienced admissions team can help guide you through the process and answer any questions you have regarding our programs. Below is the best way to get started:

  1. Request information online (click here) (click here)
  2. You will be contacted with more information and an opportunity to schedule a campus tour
  3. Feel free to bring friends and family along on your tour to experience the breadth of the program including equipment, facilities and curriculum
  4. Meet with our Financial Aid team to discuss the availability of grants, loans and other aid you may qualify for

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

We provide an accelerated hands-on approach to learning that is proven to prepare our students for a successful career. Please read the below carefully to understand the general requirements needed before beginning the enrollment process.

  1. Applicants are required to be at least 17 years old (with parental consent) and complete a personal interview with an admissions representative to ensure the program meets the needs of the applicant.
  2. Applicants must tour the facility in person prior to enrollment.
  3. Applicants must provide one of the following documents:
    1. High school diploma recognized by the student’s state. (Diploma must be documented with a copy of the actual diploma or a transcript provided by the school). The Fab School will evaluate for validity and reserves the right to deem documentation invalid
    2. State issued GED
    3. Completion of degree from post-secondary level program prior to July 1, 2012. (Validated with transcript from the college)
    4. Completion of home schooling officially recognized by the state of residence or an approved online high school diploma
  4. Applicants must complete an Enrollment Agreement
  5. Applicants must provide copy of government issued identification
  6. Applicants must have an approved financial plan prior to enrollment. (This will be created with help from our Financial Aid office)
  7. Applicants applying for Title IV funding must have all required documents completed and processed prior to enrollment
  8. Applicants are required to speak, read and write English fluently when an instructional setting necessitates the use of English for educational or communication purposes. All programs are instructed in English. Acceptable documentation of proficiency in English includes graduation from a high school that teaches all non-foreign language courses in English, or an acceptable score on the TOEFL.
  9. Any applicant that indicates a history of being convicted of or pleading guilty/no contest to a violent crime, or other type of felony, will be subject to further review by The Fab School before enrollment will be granted. This policy applies to those enrolling and/or current students. Conviction of a felony while attending or while waiting for your course to begin is grounds for denial or termination.

Please note: A deposit does not secure a prospective student’s spot in the program. He/She must meet all of the aforementioned conditions and requirements.

DISTANCE ENROLLMENT

We have students from across the country attend The Fab School to get a start on their careers. The following will help with prospective students that are applying from distance.

Prospective students that are located more than 250 miles from the campus are able to enroll via email, mail or phone; however, each student MUST tour the facility in person prior to enrollment.

The student must complete all of the above mentioned Admission Conditions and Requirements. All Financial Aid conditions must be completed, and the required deposit must be received in order to enroll via phone. Financial Aid officers are unable to assist students in the application for Federal Aid or for a Parent Plus loan via phone. If assistance is needed to complete financial aid, an appointment must be made to meet with one of our Financial Aid Officers in person. All prospective students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA and correct all errors prior to meeting with a Financial Aid Officer. The Department of Education Federal Student Aid program will assist with all applications.

Enrollment agreements emailed will be reviewed between the Admissions Rep and the prospective student over the phone. The prospective student must then fax or email a copy of the signed enrollment agreement to the Admissions Rep and the original must be mailed to The Fab School postmarked within 24 hours. If a student enrolls via distance and cancels his or her enrollment agreement, he or she must be present to re-enroll for a new start date.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION

The Fab School does not issue the Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (M-1) Student Status-For Vocational Students. An interested International applicant must submit proof they are legally in the United States and eligible to remain during their enrollment period, prior to enrollment. An international student is required to pay their tuition in full prior to their program start date. Acceptable documentation of English proficiency includes graduation from a high school that teaches all non-foreign language courses in English, or an acceptable score on the TOEFL Exam.

International applicants must meet all of the aforementioned conditions and admissions requirements listed above.