Programs of Study
The Machinist Trades program is designed to train the student to operate precision machine tools. The machinist makes use of different machine tools to form various types of metal stock into usable machine parts. A machinist is skilled in the setup and operation of machine tools such as the lathe, milling machine, shaper, drill press and grinders. The machinist uses machine skills, mathematics, precision measuring and layout an metal working hand tools to mold raw metals into precision products.
The following curriculum meets all requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree in machinist trades. The program also awards the Tech Prep Enhanced Skills Certificate upon completion of additional technical courses. Two optional plans for the Certificate of Proficiency are also offered.
Program advisor is Marlin Mills, program coordinator and instructor in machinist trades.