Advanced Technology Center
Machining Technology

The Certificate of Completion in Machining Technology adds computer numerical controls, computer assisted manufacturing to the conventional skills developed in the program. This certificate prepares individuals for employments as entry level machinists.

Introduces the fundamentals of the machining trade emphasis is placed on shop safety, blueprint interpretation, basic math, measuring instruments, hand tools, are the principles of CNC programming and operation with the CNC turning center, CNC machine center, wire EDM with multiple axis milling capabilities.

Provide the skills to a beginning student wanting to become a machinist and CNC machinist in the local or nation wide manufacturing.


 Courses Offered

  • Blue print Reading and Sketching
  • Basic Lathe
  • Basic Milling Operations
  • Grinders, Outside, Internal Surface
  • Numerical Control / Computerized
  • Numerical Control Programming (NC/CNC)
  • Metals and Heat Treatment
  • Operation of CNC Turning Centers
  • Operation of CNC Machining Center


Financial aid and credit courses are available.

 Job Opportunities

  • The Toro Company
  • Raytheon
  • Dynamic Tool Company
  • Siemens Company
  • Solution Tools
  • Eagle Tool Co.
  • American Yazaki, El COM
  • Bravo Tool & Die
  • Custom Tool & Machine
  • Phelps Dodge Refinery
  • Plainfield Stamping
  • Border Steel
  • Electric Company
  • Hoover Company
  • Amezco Precision
  • Diva Manufacturing
  • DJ Plastics
  • Axxion Company
  • Clarostat
  • DJ Enterprises
  • MSD Ignition Company
  • RC Tooling Company
  • Levinton Company
  • Alco Machine Tool & Steel, Inc.
  • Westside Manufacturing
  • G & C Mold Co.
  • B & M Machinery
  • Cleanfield Stamping
  • El Paso Natural Gas Company
  • Rio Grande Tool & Stamping