The Machine Tool Technology program develops basic skills in machine tool operations and provides experience on a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, computer numerical control (CNC) machines, and the CAD-CAM. Related math, blueprint reading, precision measuring, basic metallurgy, and heat treating are included. Graduates of the Machine Tool Technology program will be able to operate the lathe, milling machines such the CNC machine, surface grinders, and perform heat treating operations.
Day Class Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
3310 Andersonville Highway
Andersonville, TN 37705
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 7,690
Current job openings per year: 860