CP 325 | Machine Tool Technology/Machinist Training

Consumer products are made from many plastic and metal parts on machines that are operated by machinists. Machine workers set up and operate machines that cut, shape, and form metal and plastic materials or pieces. Graduates of this program are eligible to receive the nationally recognized N.I.M.S. certification. Machinists have an average earning potential for salary in the United States of $42,000 per year, depending on experience, certifications, and job performance. No experience is necessary. Mechanically inclined individuals are strong candidates for this training. At the end of this course, students are eligible to take the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (N.I.M.S) Level 1 certification test. Curriculum and hands-on training include:

  • Cutting tool assembly
  • Machine maintenance and safety
  • Welding fabrication and rigging
  • Machine applications including drilling and milling
  • Measurement including the use of calipers
  • Machine controls
  • Print reading
  • Shop safety

Total Program Hours: 150 hours
Industry Credential: N.I.M.S (National Institute of Metalworking Skills)

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