• Machine Tool Technology


    Nearly every industry employs machinists, either in production work, maintenance work or tool making. The machine trades program will challenge students who are interested in design, engineering or computers. Instruction includes blueprint reading, geometry, trigonometry, machine theory, metallurgy, measuring techniques and computerized numerical control. Students work with all types of metal alloys, plastics, woods and composite materials. Graduates from the program will have skills and experiences that will benefit them in all technology-based trades and college studies in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Design. Job opportunities include work as machine operators, tool and diemaker's apprentice, mold maker apprentice and CNC operator.