The Machine Tool Technology program develops basic skills in machine tool operations and provides experience on a variety of machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, computer numerical control (CNC) machines, and CAD-CAM. Related math, blueprint reading, precision measuring, basic metallurgy, and heat treating are included. Graduates of the Machine Tool Technology program will be able to operate lathes, milling machines, CNC machines, surface grinders, and perform heat treating operations. Upon program completion, typical job opportunities are Machinist and CNC Operator.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||20 Months|
426 Highway 91 North
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 5,650
Current job openings per year: 640