Machine Tool Technology

About

The work of machine tool operators, machinists, tool and die makers, industrial maintenance  personnel and those in related occupations requires skill in machining metal by such machine  tools as milling machines, lathes, grinders, drill presses, CNC milling machines, EDM machines and the ability to use precision measuring tools. The course in machine shop is designed to give students experience on a variety of machine tools similar to those on which they will work after graduation.  Instruction is given in related blueprint reading and mathematics, precision measuring, and such basic metallurgy as properties of metals, their workable characteristics, best treatment of metals, and relative hardness.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,080.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,179.20
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Production Machine Tender432Certificate
Machine Set-Up Operator864Certificate
General Machinist1728Diploma
Machinist I2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1745 Harriman Highway
Harriman, TN 37748

Job Duties

Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 2,900

Current job openings per year: 80

Salary Range

$27,400
to
$34,000

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Shop Theory
Blue Print Reading
Lathe
Milling Machines
Grinders
Maintenance and Repair
Bench Work
Second Trimester: 
Shot Theory
Blue Print Reading
Lathe
Milling Machines
Grinders
Power Saws
Bench Work
Shop Math
Third Trimester: 
Shop Theory
Blue Print Reading
Lathe
Milling Machines
Grinders
Heat Treating
Shop Math
Turning Center
Fourth Trimester: 
Blue Print Reading
Grinders
VMC Operation
Turning Center
Wire EDM
CNC Programming and Operation
Coordinate Measuring Machine
Fifth Trimester: 
VMC Operation
CNC Programming and Operation
Coordinate Measuring Machine
Jigs and Fixtures
Sinker EDM

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Adam Dalton
865-882-6703

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