Precision Machining

Job Outlook

  • Invent, design, and manufacture the tools and parts for a wide range of production needs

  • Use advanced computer-controlled technology to create steel, aluminum, and plastic products

  • Solve complex engineering challenges to meet customer needs


What can I do when I graduate?

  • CNC programmer or machinist

  • CAD designer

  • Machinist

  • Moldmaker

  • Tool and die maker

  • Bench helper

  • Machine maintenance specialist

  • Special machine builder

  • Machine repair person

  • Pattern maker

What would I do in this class?

  • Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining and

  • programming

  • Master CAM

  • Computer aided machinery

  • Precision measuring procedures

  • Blueprint reading

  • Computer aided drafting

  • Drill press and power saw operation

  • Vertical and horizontal milling techniques

  • Lathe Operation

  • Surface grinding

  • FANUC robots

What can I do with further training?

  • Manufacturing Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Machine Shop Owner/Manager

Program Quick Facts

Precision Machining students must be able to

  • Use math as a means of problem solving

  • Read and comprehend material

  • Meet safety requirements to operate tools

  • Exhibit professionalism and work place behavior

  • Communicate well with customers, managers and coworkers

  • Work independently and in teams


College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Robert LaFollette

Central Ohio Technical College
Triangle Tech
Stark State College

  • CPR First Aid

  • OSHA 10

  • FANUC - Handling Tool Operation and Programming, IR Vision Operation, Turning Center Programming, Setup, and Operation)

  • Level 1 (junior) - $25.00

  • Level 2 (senior) - $25.00

  •  Tool List

student with a machine