Precision Machining

Precision Machining

Precision Machining_COURSE_DESCRIPTION (1)

MACHINING_FLYER_2019_2020

ABOUT:

  • Students earn 19 dual enrollment credits while earning their high school diploma
  • Upon successful completion of the program students are eligible for a TNCC Precision Machining Career Studies Certificate
  • Salary is $33,000 – $55,000
  • This is a one year program

STUDENTS STUDY:
Milling Machines
Metallurgy
Grinding & Abrasive Machining
Quality Control
Precision Instruments
Systems of Measurement
Coordinate Measuring Machining
Lathe & Mill Work
Numerical Control Techniques
Programming Computerized Numeric Control Machines

PREREQUISITES:
The Precision Machining course is dual enrolled with Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) for 19 credits and students are required by Virginia’s Community Colleges to take the TNCC English and Math placement test to be considered for acceptance.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: Students will be introduced to safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, grinders, and milling machines
CAMPUS LOCATION:
Butler Farm, Hampton
SESSIONSA.M.
CLASS SIZE: 15

DUAL ENROLLMENT: 19 credits (TNCC)
CREDENTIALS:
National Institute for Metalworking Skills Exam (NIMS)
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) – Machining
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Skills USA

Program Fees: 
Uniform Shirt$30.00
Student Organization Fee$17.00

 

INSTRUCTOR: 
Jeff Field FieldJ@tncc.edu

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Machinist

PROJECTED EMPLOYMENT:

Career2017 National  Median Salary
Machinist$44,110 per year

BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Continental

POSTSECONDARY PARTNERS:
Thomas Nelson Community College

RESOURCES:
CTE Verso Virginia
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics