1500 hours/approx. 14 months- full time
You will learn how to set up and operate the following types of machines: contour saw, drill press, lathe, milling machine grinder, and CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machines. Instruction also includes the use of precision measuring instruments such as layout and inspection tools, and micrometers, and gauges. CNC programming, the use of CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) processes, and set up and performance of advanced level machining operations are taught.