Precision Machine Technology
Did you know that there are at least 30 machine shops and 6 tool and die businesses in the Mansfield area? Several are looking for employees that can operate machines like the ones we have right here in our school. We have a complete Machine Tech lab including CNC machines (a computer guided milling machine and a CNC lathe). Graduates can start from $11.00 to $18.00 an hour and be eligible for free college credits.
Machine Technology I
This course is designed for students interested in a career in machining, i.e., machinist, tool and die maker, parts inspector, CNC machinist, or CNC programmer. The machine technology portion of this course focuses on the operation machine shop equipment and hand tools used in business and industry. The student will be able to understand the operating procedure for the following: drilling machines, pedestal grinders, surface grinders, metal saws, vertical and horizontal milling machines, engine lathes, hand tools, heat treating and precision measuring devices. Students will also learn and adhere to all safety precautions and rules associated wit machine shop equipment and hand tools. The student will be introduced to basic mechanical blueprints .An introduction to simple mechanics and fabricating are used throughout the program.
Machine Technology II
This course is designed for students interested in a career in machining, i.e., machinist, tool and die maker, parts inspector, CNC machinist, or CNC programmer. Machine Technology II will focus on more advanced machining techniques,CNC operations and performing jobs related to industry. Each new step will be built on previous information using all shop equipment and as always working on safety. Students may become eligible for early job placement (looking at grades, attendance, and availability) during the second semester of the second year.