Precision Machining Technology
Precision Machining Technology is an instructional program on the Wesson Campus that prepares individuals to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines; using precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers, and gauges; machining and heat-treating various metals; and laying out machine parts. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment.
Books and Supplies
- First semester: $850
- Second semester: $400
- Third semester: $400
- Fourth semester: $400
- Supplies and other costs:
- Career-Technical Fee: $200
For a complete listing of college fees and expenses, click here.
Median loan debt incurred by graduates: $2,250
This program prepares students for the following occupations. The links provide information on each occupation including but not limited to job tasks, skills, job zone, and education. This information is provided by the O*NET program which is the nation's primary source of occupational information.
- 51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, & Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- 89 51-4034.00 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- 85 51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- 80 51-4111.00 Tool & Die Makers
- 51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- 76 51-4041.00 Machinists