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Precision Machine Technology

Precision Machine Technology

 Person running a latheOverview of Program
This program starts you toward a rewarding career in metalworking with the employer-preferred National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification. Our course provides hands-on experience with lathe, milling, swiss machining, blueprint reading, shop math, CNC, CNC programming, 3D printing, tooling, measuring, safety (10-hour OSHA card), and metallurgy.  Students will be prepared to work on precision equipment and to read precision measuring instruments and blueprints. 
Program Information
Tuition - *Under Review*
Hours - 600 hours
Program Dates - September 12, 2022 to June 6, 2023
Days/Times of Program - M, T, W, TH / 5:30pm - 10:00pm
*Books are not included in tuition.

This is a Career Development (CD) program that is approved by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. (COE)

1. Technicomp Basic Shop Math
2. Technicomp Applied Shop Math
3. Technicomp Blueprint Reading
4. Technicomp G.D. & T. Text Manual
5. Carr Trigonometry Reference Guide
6. Mathematics for Machine Technology 8th Ed 978 1 33779831 0
7. Machine Trades Print Reading 978 1 631 26105 3
Graduation, Completion, and Placement Rates*
Graduate Rate = 82% 
Total Completion Rate = 100%
Graduate Placement Rate = 89%
Industry Credential Passage Rate = N/A
*Based on the Council on Occupational Education Annual Report 2020 for Reporting Period 01/01/2019-12/31/2019.  The placement rate is based on those completers who are employed in a field related to their job training program.  Actual number of students who are employed after graduation may be higher.

NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills)
OSHA 10 
SOC Code:  51-4041 
Occupations Associated with Training: 

Precision Machine Technology
  • Fusion 360
  • Cura (3D Printer)
  • NIMS
  • Machinery Handbook 31st Edition
  • 31st Edition Guide to Machinery's Handbook

1st Step of Enrollment Process

The first step of the enrollment process for our Career Development Programs is to attend an information session.  These sessions may be virtual or in-person.  Click below to see the important documents that will be reviewed during the session. 

Funding Options

School Code for FAFSA: 026038




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