This program is the basics of machining. Students learn the set up and operation of conventional machining equipment such as grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, and saws. Instruction is also provided in safety, quality control and inspection procedures, shop theory, precision measuring instruments, mathematics, blueprint reading, and basic CNC operation. Instruction time is divided equally between classroom, computer lab, and shop, providing a unique blend of practical theory and hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students may find entry-level employment as an operator of a lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, etc. in the machining and tooling industry.
Advanced Machinist Training:
This is an intense program for individuals wanting to learn advanced machining techniques. The program is designed to challenge and further develop the skills of those looking to increase their abilities. Specifically included in the program are Inspection, Basic CNC, Advanced CNC, Basic CAM, and Advance CAM providing students with advanced hands-on manufacturing skills. Instruction is also provided in OSHA’s Safety & Data Sheets (SDS) and general maintenance of CNC equipment; including, NTMA Training Center Policies. Instruction time is divided between classroom lecture, computer lab, and shop practices, providing a blend of practical and hands-on experience. Students will be well versed in the industry upon graduation with the ability to compete in a global environment.
Additional Training Courses:
These courses are designed to enhance and expand the knowledge for those currently in the machining and tooling industry. Students must be proficient in the field, with experience and understand the concepts of machining. The intensity of these advanced courses will prove challenging and require full participation for those interested in becoming competitive in this growing industry.