Precision Machining provides instruction for students that are entering the field of manufacturing and engineering technology. Course content is based on the National Skills Standards of the National Tool and Die Association and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Instruction is provided in safety, blueprint reading, bench work, lathe work, mill work, grinding, drill press, and Computer Numeric Control (CNC) programming.
All programs at the Etowah County Career Tech Center are business/industry certified by the Alabama State Department of Education or by private ertifying agencies. The trade and industry programs have articulation agreements with all community colleges in Alabama, in which program completers may receive free college credit toward a degree for skills they learned in high school. Many program completers receive scholarships to colleges or technical institutes for continued training and are assisted in future job placement.
Precision Machining Technology Courses
540004 Instruction to Manufacturing
540041 Introduction to Precision Machining
540042 Introduction to Computer Numerical Controls
540047 Introduction to Lathe
540048 Introduction to Mill Drill Press
540049 Intermediate Lathe and Bench Work
Dual Enrollment Courses
924801 Engineering Blue Prints
934419 Basic Computer Numerical Controls
934424 Introduction to Machine Shop I