Machine Tool Technology

About

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.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $4,864.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,049.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Production Machine Tender432Certificate
Machine Set-Up Operator864Certificate
General Machinist1296Diploma
Machinist I1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
740 Hi Tech Dr
Livingston, TN 38570

Job Duties

Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 2,900

Current job openings per year: 80

Salary Range

$24,400
to
$38,800

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Larry Tanner
931-823-5525

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