About NTMA



Our Mission

NTMA Training Center provides Machining Education and Training by:

  • Preparing qualified candidates for entry level machining jobs
  • Providing advanced machinist training courses to current industry employees
  • Promoting professional work ethics and values to all students

Our Vision:

Supply the Southern California Machining Industry with a Healthy, Well-Training Workforce while Elevating the Image of the Industry.


Since 1968, the NTMA Training Centers of Southern California have prepared and furthered the skills of nearly 50,000 men and women for careers in the tooling, machining, and manufacturing industry. Offering a wide spectrum of training, all locations offer modern classrooms, state-of-the-art machinery for extensive hands-on practice, and instructors possessing knowledge and experience in the industry. Students are afforded the highest caliber of instruction, including computer lab and actual machining of parts for the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed.


LA/NTMA Chapter:

The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (LA/NTMA) is the center of knowledge and action for Southern California‚Äôs precision manufacturing community. They offer networking opportunities, management ideas, technology updates, and other exclusive membership benefits.