A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Technician/ Programmer Operator: sets up and operates computer numerical controlled machine tools working from blueprints and set-up sheets; sets up fixturing and tooling; produces and inspects parts; and edits CNC programs on CNC lathes and machining centers.
Jig and Fixture Apprentice/Trainee: lays out, fits, and assembles parts to make and repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or machinist’s hand tools by analyzing specifications.
Machinist Apprentice/Trainee: sets up and operates a variety of machine tools; and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair machine tools and to maintain industrial machines.
Manufacturing Engineering Technician: supports production in a CNC machining environment.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.
• Journey Level Machinist
• Pattern Maker
• Mold Maker
• Tool and Die Maker
• CNC Programmer
• Machine Shop Foreperson/Supervisor