Precision Machining TechnologyBrief Description
Students enrolled in the CTECS Precision Machining Technology program are given instruction in and demonstrate skills and knowledge in machine safety, measuring tools, precision machining fundamentals using; manual milling machines, lathes, and other metal processing machines. Students’ progress using computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining and turning centers as early as the 10th grade and become proficient in their operation and programming upon graduation.
Grade level that first course in sequence is offered
Academic Design and Delivery
Total credits required to complete the program:
National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), OSHA, Credit(s) towards an associate degree, A certificate or certification offered by a third party, HAAS CERT, NIMS CERTS, OSHA 10, CAREER SAFE Employability
Yes - https://whitney.cttech.org/programs/career-technical-education/precision-machining-technology/
How often program curriculum is reviewed
Stakeholders participating in program review
Education: This may include a high school diploma or equivalent, postsecondary degree or completion of postsecondary level CTE coursework.
Work Experience: This may include completion of a specified number of hours or years of work or apprenticeship experience in the occupational area.
Assessments: This may include the successful completion of testing in CTE subject matter, content area expertise, or other relevant knowledge.
Teacher or CTE Training: This may include completion of professional learning or training required for teachers generally, professional learning or training in the CTE field or in a specific occupational area, mentorship experience, or other pedagogical training.
Opportunities to earn credit articulating to the next level of education
How are employability skill standards incorporated into the program?
Observation over 4 years in the program
Yes - We have several local businesses who donate time and sometimes materials to our program. They also sometimes hire our graduates and host them in a work based learning opportunity.
Gateway CC, CCAT, Workforce Alliance, Career Pathways, Justice Education Center
Work-based learning opportunities/internships
Cooperative work education, Pre-apprenticeships, Simulated work environments
Paid WBL with several companies
Manufacturing Club which is a place donations can be deposited for student awards.
Student Recruitment and Engagement
Guidance activities, Other
Program data collection