Precision Machining

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Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU and USU. Learn more.


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Machinists play a key role in product creation. With their expertise using tools like lathes, milling machines, and grinders, machinists create and produce essential metal parts. Your education as a machinist will prepare you to create such widely known products as hydraulic parts, anti-lock brakes, automobile pistons, and even orthopedic implants.  

In the Precision Machining program, you’ll learn important skills like shop mathematics, blueprint reading, and machine tool operation and selection. You will also learn the essentials of setting up, operating and programming Computer Numerically Controlled machines in a safe and efficient way. You  will also learn the essentials of Computer Aided Manufacturing Software to prepare you for a smooth transition into the manufacturing industry work-force and/or to upgrade your skills for career advancement.

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Lead.
Corey Bates

Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

Fall 2022Lehi Trades & Technology11808/16/20221/25/20247:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
Fall 2022Lehi Trades & Technology11808/16/20221/25/202411:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
Fall 2022Lehi Trades & Technology11808/16/20225/3/20245:15 PM9:00 PMM – TH
Spring 2023Lehi Trades & Technology1181/17/20236/4/20247:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
Spring 2023Lehi Trades & Technology1181/17/20236/4/202411:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
Spring 2023Lehi Trades & Technology1181/17/20236/4/20245:15 PM9:00 PMM – TH
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Fall 2023Lehi Trades & Technology11808/15/202312/12/20247:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
Fall 2023Lehi Trades & Technology11808/15/202312/12/202411:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
Fall 2023Lehi Trades & Technology11808/15/20234/21/20255:15 PM9:00 PMM – TH
Spring 2024Lehi Trades & Technology1181/16/20245/7/20257:30 AM10:30 AMM – F
Spring 2024Lehi Trades & Technology1181/16/20245/7/202511:30 AM2:30 PMM – F
Spring 2024Lehi Trades & Technology1181/16/20249/17/20255:15 PM9:00 PMM – TH
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Total hours: 960
Course NameCourse HoursTuition ($2.10/hour)Course Fees
Introduction to Machining120$252.00$25.00
Milling and Grinding120$252.00$75.00
Turning and Milling 2120$252.00$250.00
Introduction to CNC Machining120$252.00$100.00
CNC Machining120$252.00$100.00
CAD/CAM Mastercam120$252.00$125.00
4 Axis Machining120$252.00$100.00
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Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Required Materials:$1,438.28
Industry Exam Fee:$0.00
Student Fees:$850.00
Facilities Fee:$50.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$2,956.00
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Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Precision Maching Technology, 3rd Edition1 978-133-779-5302 $112.00
Machinist Tool Kit1 Tool kits are not required the first day of class. (This will be discussed the first week of class) $1,249.00
Machinery’s Handbook, 31st Edition, Tool box edition1 978-083-113-7311 $85.00
Total Cost of Required Materials$1,446.00
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  • MTECH Program Certificate in Precision Machining

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student. 


Program length
16 months
Total cost
Lehi Trades and Tech Building
Program length
16 mos
Total cost
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