ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND ENERGY
Are you creative? Do you like to work with your hands? Do you enjoy using technology? Career training as a machinist could be a great fit for you!
Salary Range Potential:
Community College or Technical Degree
Computer Proficiency, Problem Solving, Trouble shooting, Math Skills, Multi-Tasking, Motor Skills, Repair
Types of Employers:
Machinists are creators of everything from car engines to airplane wings to office equipment and beyond. Looking for a path where you’re challenged to think innovatively, have ample job advancement opportunities and the chance to work with your hands and cutting-edge technology?
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to manufacture metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and Computer Numerical Control equipment. Entry into the postsecondary program is based upon mastery of Baseline Competencies which are taught in the secondary programs. Students who do not possess such skills must complete additional coursework in order to graduate from the program.
Pre-requisites required:Applicants must meet Northwest Mississippi Community College admission requirements.
Length of Program:1-2 years
Summary of Program Requirements:Applicants must meet Northwest Mississippi Community College admission requirements.
Skills NeededPower Machinery, Blueprint Reading, Machine Tool Mathematics, Engineering Graphics, Metallurgy