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Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Atlantic Technical College

Job Outlook in the Ft. Lauderdale area:

  • Demand for Machinists is expected to grow 10%* between 2014 and 2024.
  • Entry level wages are about $10/hour**. Actual wages vary according to education, experience and certifications.
    * Bureau of Labor Statistics
    **The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

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Machining Technologies

Program Length:
1500 hours/approx. 14 months – full time

Schedule:
M – F     7:05 a.m. –  1:50 p.m.

Course Content:
Students will learn how to set up and operate the following types of machines: contour saw, drill press, lathe, milling machine grinder, and CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machines. Instruction also includes the use of precision measuring instruments such as, layout and inspection tools, micrometers, and gauges.  CNC programming, use of CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) processes, and set up and performance of advanced level machining operations is taught. Related trade math and blueprint reading are part of the program and are used extensively in laboratory activities.  The machinery and materials used are those commonly found in the machine tool industry. Instruction is provided in safe practices, which are critical in this industry, and the use of tools, equipment, materials and processes found in the machining industry.

Additional Skills Covered:

  • Lathe Operations
  • Milling Operations
  • Surface Grinding
  • CNC (Computerized Numerical Control)
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design)
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Employability Skills

Industry Certification & State Credential Exams: Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and / or Advanced Credit: Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.

To get started in the Machining Technologies program, Sign Up today for a program orientation. Or contact the counselor at vdhumphrey@browardschools.com.

Click here for more information about the Machining Apprenticeship in partnership with South Florida Manufacturers Association.

Get Started on your Career Plan Today!

Step 1 Attend a Program Orientation

Step 2  Take the Tests of Adult Basic Education or meet exemption criteria

  • See your counselor/advisor for details on test exemption criteria.
  • Accommodations for testing are available to qualified individuals.
  • Visit the Office of Disability Services for details before testing.

Step 3  Meet with your counselor/advisor 

  • Receive test results
  • Discuss technical or academic program placement
  • Special needs
  • Financial aid
  • Registration procedures

Step 4  Registration and Enrollment

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