What is Computerized Manufacturing and Machining?
A machinist is a person who uses machine tools to make or modify parts made primarily of metal. If you are detail-oriented, like math, enjoy solving problems and like to work to very precise specifications, you might enjoy a career as a machinist. The Computerized Manufacturing & Machining program teaches the skills and techniques necessary to excel in this field, which is a significant part of an advanced manufacturing environment.
What are my career options?
After completing this program, skilled machinists can seek suitable employment in production facilities making precision parts, tool and die facilities, plant maintenance machining, as well as computer numerical control programming and machining. There are numerous opportunities for highly trained machine tool technicians. Addition Manufacturing Technologies, Anchor Glass, Aristech Acrylics, Bosch Automotive Steering, Diversified Composites, Fives Cincinnati, >Grief, HAHN Automation, Krauss Maffei, Linamar, L'Oreal, Mauer, Mazak, Messier-Bugatti USA, Mubea, Nucor, Omni Technologies, Perfetti Van Melle, Skilcraft, Steinert US, Steinkamp Molding, Stober Drives, Wagstaff, Zotefoams
What are my degree, diploma or certificate options?
|CNC Operator I - Certificate: 19 Total Credit Hours||Academic Plan|
|Digital Printing Technology: 3D Printing Technician Level I - Certificate: 17 Total Credit Hours||Academic Plan|
|Exploratory Machining I - Certificate: 11-12 Total Credit Hours||Academic Plan|
|Machine Tool Operator I - Certificate: 17-19 Total Credit Hours||Academic Plan|
|Machine Tool Operator II - Certificate: 25-30 Total Credit Hours||Academic Plan|
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.