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Machining and CNC

Friday, May 24, 2019

machining instruction

Current trends in business and industry toward high-tech control systems and automated machinery provide many opportunities, including industrial electronics service, industrial controls programming, manufacturing equipment repair, machinery installation and robotics service. Job prospects also exist in related fields such as commercial equipment service, consumer electronics, sales and technical management.

The Machining and CNC program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing equipment technology. Courses in general electronics and industrial systems are combined with general education courses to provide students with a firm technical foundation as well as skills in communication, critical thinking and teamwork. Technical classroom theory is enhanced with practical application provided in state-of-the-art laboratories.

As part of the Technical Sciences Division admissions and acceptance process, applicants are required to successfully pass a drug screen prior to entry into the Machine Tool Technology program.

Programs of Study


  • Manual Vertical Mill
  • Manual Lathe
  • Surface Grinder
  • CNC Vertical Mill
  • CNC Lathe
  • Quality Control Inspection
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Computer Aided Machining

Career Opportunities

  • Machinist
  • Tool and Die Maker
  • CNC Machinist
  • CNC Programmer

Salary Expectations

Click here to find average salaries for machine tool technology jobs.

For more information, contact (501) 812-2253 or e-mail [email protected].