The Machine Tool Technology course is designed to give students experience on a variety of machine tools similar to those with which they will work after graduation. Instruction is given in related mathematics and blueprint reading, precision measuring and basic metallurgy, such as the properties of metal, their workable characteristics, heat treatment of metals, and the relative hardness of metals. The skills of operating drill presses, milling machines, etc. is stressed. Computer aided manufacturing and CNC machining are vital parts of the training.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
740 Hi Tech Dr
Livingston, TN 38570
Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.
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Currently employed in the area: 9,080
Current job openings per year: 1,590