• Student programming a CNC machining
  • student working with precision machining equipment
  • student getting a part out of a CNC machine
  • drill cuts metal
This is a two-year program for high school juniors and seniors
Skills: 
  • Invent, design, and make the tools and parts for a wide range of manufacturing needs
     
  • Utilize advanced computer-controlled technology to create steel, aluminum, and plastic components
     
  • Use critical thinking and math skills to master blueprint interpretation and product fabrication
Credentials: 
  • Certifications - NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills)
     
  • Apprenticeships
     
  • Job Placement
Career Opportunities: 
  • Tool & die maker
     
  • Machinist
     
  • Mold maker
     
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine programmer
     
  • CNC machine operator
     
  • Quality control inspector
     
  • Machine builder
     
  • Machine maintenance
     
  • Machinery setup person
     
  • Patternmaker
Additional Information: 

Students in this program belong to SkillsUSA. It provides opportunities for competition, leadership and community service projects.

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