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The Machining Technology Industry is Waiting for You
Manufacturing workers are in high demand. Learn the latest manufacturing technologies along with the machining skills necessary to fabricate and build a variety of industrial products.
Program Length: 1500 hours/approx. 14 months (full-time)
You 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, and micrometers, and gauges. CNC programming, the use of CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) processes, and set up and performance of advanced level machining operations are taught.
Program Length: 1050 hours/approx. 11 months (full-time)
Instruction includes: selection of proper torch tips and filler rods; adjustment of gas pressure and flame according to the size and characteristics of metal; selection of proper electrodes; adjustment of voltage and current for the type of metal; flame cutting, and use of equipment introducing a shield of inert gas (MIG-TIG) around the electric arc to prevent oxidation. Instruction also involves classroom and practical experiences to teach students to fabricate and weld pipe joints and perform fabrication in the specialized area of pipe welding.
Industry Certification & State Credential Exams
Industry certifications make you more employable. You will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in your 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 their program at either Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.