• Advanced Manufacturing

    Learn to make precision parts, using lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and surface grinders to prepare you for this high-paying field. Students acquire skills to operate manual and Computer Numeric Control (CNC) equipment.

    Programming for computerized machines
    Machine operation
    Blueprint reading
    Inspection methods
    Machine repair and maintenance
    Student projects
    NIMS Certification

    Career Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing
    Entry Level Occupations

    • Band Saw Operator
    • Drill Press Operator
    • Lathe Operator
    • Machine Operator
    • N.C. Miller Operator
    • Surface Grinder Operator

    With Experience and/or Advanced Training

    • CNC Machine Programmer
    • Inspector
    • Instrument Maker
    • Jig Borer
    • Jig and Fixture Maker
    • Machine Setup Person
    • Advanced Manufacturing Teacher
    • Tool and Cutter Grinder
    • Tool and Die Maker

    Related Occupations

    • Machine Oiler
    • Material Handler
    • Tool Crib Attendance