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Precision Machining Technology

A one- or two-year program, students gain experience and active learning in the machine tool industry. Manufacturing is on the up-and-up and the technical knowledge gained in this course of study will prove valuable to any individual seeking employment in the field.


PDF DocumentPrecision Machining Technology (PMT) Summary Sheet

CORE SKILLS

  • Practical shop mathematics
  • Geometric dimensioning & tolerancing
  • Proper use/care of hand tools
  • Measurement and inspection
  • Safe operation of machinery
  • Introduction to CAD/CAM/CNC
  • Blueprint reading
 

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Machinist
  • Industrial maintenance technician
  • Machine operator
  • Tool and die maker
  • CNC operator
  • Engineering technician
  • CNC programmer
  • Mechanical engineer

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • Algebra II math credit
  • PASSES Edge workplace safety training
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
  • Early college eligibility
  • Postsecondary articulated credit
 

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Making connections with guest speakers, field trips, and taking advantage of job shadows, co-op and work experiences with local manufacturers gives students real experiences in the field of precision machining.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Club participation, competition and leadership can occur with Skills USA, MITES, National Technical Honor Society and student council.