2 years
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About this course

Manufacturing engineering technicians operate metal-removing equipment such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines and grinders, many of which are computer numerically controlled (CNC). Manufacturing technicians may specialize in operating one type of machine or they may be required to work equally well on several. Graduates of this program:
  • Develop skills in shop mathematics, blueprint reading, machining processes, precision layout and measurement, organization, communication, teamwork, and programming and operating CNC machines.
  • Operate engine lathes, drill presses, grinders, horizontal and vertical mills, and computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining and turning centers.
  • Use precision layout, measuring/gauging tools.
  • Have career opportunities as either manufacturing technicians or computer control programmers and operators.
  • Work in small machining shops or in manufacturing industries, such as machinery manufacturing and transportation equipment manufacturing.