Precision Machine Technology

Robert Livergood

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Competency based program that trains students to operate standard industrial machine and metal working tools in the industry. Students are introduced to setup, operation, and preventative maintenance on metal working machines (milling machines, lathes, surface grinders, etc.) They learn to use and understand measuring tools, gauges, instruments, blueprints, shop mathematics and all aspects of metal working including basic metallurgy, precision work and quality control. Also covered is set-up and programming for CNC machines, and how to utilize a CAD/CAM system such as MasterCAM. Included in tuition is an opportunity to earn a minimum of four National Institute of Metalworking Skills Certifications (NIMS) and a toolbox with entry level tools that will be yours upon completion.

Course Content includes:

  • Program Safety
  • Bench Work
  • Drill Press
  • Inspection
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Precision Measuring
  • Lathe
  • Precision Grinding
  • Saws
  • Milling Machine
  • CNC Operation

Career Opportunities:

  • CNC Programmer/Operator
  • General Machinist
  • Lay-out Worker
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • Grinding Machine Operator
  • Lathe Operator
  • Milling Machine Operator
  • Drilling Machine Operator
  • Quality Control Inspector