About Machine Tool Technology
This course provides students with hands-on experience in machining and manufacturing methods in an industrial-like setting.
The course includes information on the operation of computer-aided design and computer manufacturing systems, machine tool equipment, machining of alloys, heat-treating operations and plastic molding systems. It also features demonstrations and maximizes student laboratory work (80% hands-on).
Students gain planning, organizing and decision-making skills while also developing acceptable attitude, interpersonal and equipment-related skills.
Machine Tool prepares students for immediate employment, advanced schooling and/or apprenticeship opportunities with local area
employers. Students may take this course for two years.