- Technical Diploma
- 2 Terms
- 28 Credits
- Financial Aid Eligible
- Starts Fall
New-This program is now Competency-Based. See details under the Flexible Learning tab.
Today's advanced manufacturing
Just about every product that you use in your daily activities is the result of a machine tool manufacturing process. If you like hands-on work, are detail-oriented, have good math skills, and are able to develop and follow through on work instructions, a career in machine tool operation offers you lifelong opportunities.
Machine Tool Operation
NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.
ADMISSIONS TO DO's
Work with Career Coach to:
- Submit Application
- Submit transcripts (high school & other colleges).
- NOTE: Official transcripts required for acceptance of transfer credits; Financial Aid may require.
- Complete the online Student Success Questionnaire.
PROGRAM TO DO's
Work with your Academic Advisor to:
- Meet to plan your first semester schedule and review your entire plan of study
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NEW! This program is now Competency-Based.
Competency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. It is an academic model in which the time it takes to demonstrate competencies varies, while the expectations about learning are held constant. Students demonstrate mastery through multiple forms of assessment, often at a personalized pace. Once all competencies for this program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn their Technical Diploma.
Machine Tool Operation
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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.