An intense program for individuals wanting to learn the basics of machining. Trainees learn the set up and operation of conventional machining equipment such as mills, lathes, grinders, 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, the Machinist Trainee may find entry-level employment as an operator of a lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, etc. in the machining and tooling industry.
All instructors are credentialed or are working toward a credential in Adult Vocational Education. The instructors bring to the classroom and shop many years of practical experience in the machining, tooling and manufacturing industry. Their extensive capabilities and varied backgrounds assure students of receiving the highest caliber instruction possible from the most qualified instructors.
Approximately 25 trainees