This vocational branch provides three-year long studies finished by a vocational certificate. The curriculum is focused on cutting, shearing, bending, shaping, hardening, soldering of various materials as well as using drills and machine tools. The ability to use triaxial tests system is enhanced during the studies. The part of this programme is the possibility of getting a certified welder card. In addition to monthly allowance (300 - 2000 Kč) a scholarship for excellent academic results by the Zlín Region is provided to the apprentices. It is possible to join a programme called 'Company Students'. Taking part in this cooperation of the school and particular local companies students can train in real conditions while learning and after the studies they may be given some beneficial job opportunities. After the studies students can start working, or they have an opportunity to study a programme called Extended Business Studies to finish their school-leaving exam.