Machine Tool

Machine Tool Technology Program

The Machine Tool Technology program is a one or two year program offering basic instruction in the use of precision machine tools. The program provides hands-on machinist training in the areas of turning, milling and grinding. Students can enroll as a Jr. or Sr. in High School or as a college student. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening.

This program is National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certified and offers 12 hours of dual credit through East Central College toward the Associate Degree in Precision Machining.

Students will learn personal development, work attitude and leadership skills as a part of the program and their membership in SkillsUSA, the national career and technical student organization.

Areas of Training

  • Shop Safety
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Machine Operation and Set-Up
  • Layout and Bench Work
  • Inspection
  • Manual Milling
  • Manual Turning
  • Computer Numerical Control
  • CNC Mill
  • CNC Lathe
  • Grinding Work

Program Info

Machine Tool Flyer

Machine Tool

Dave Czeschin

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Program of Study