Machine Shop (Daytime)
Students in intergenerational programs will be sharing instruction, classroom,
and laboratory activities with GJCTC's high school students.
720 Hours - Tuition $6,650* — Program Begins Late August and Ends Early June
Daily Schedule 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday
This program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills in all aspects of shaping metal parts. Instruction involves learning machining skills on manual machines, Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines, making computations relating to work dimensions, tooling, and feeds and speeds associated with machining. Classroom activities relative to the hands-on skills will be taught throughout the course with emphasis placed upon bench work, and the safe operations of lathes, power saws, milling machines, grinders, drills and computer operated equipment (CNC). Instruction will closely follow the National Institute of Metalworking Skills Standards (NIMS) and may also include precision measurement, heat treatment of various metals, blueprint reading, the layout of machine parts, and job worksheets. Instruction prepares students to operate all types of hand and computer controlled machines and prepares them to receive industry recognized certifications.
Career opportunities for Machine Shop students include:
- Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal & Plastic
- Numerical Tool & Process Control Programmers
- Extruding & Drawing Machine Oprs, Metal & Plastic
- Cutting, Punching & Press Machine Oprs, Metal & Plastic
- Molding & Casting Machine Oprs, Metal & Plastic
- Multiple Machine Tool Oprs, Metal & Plastic
- Tool & Die Makers