Precision Machining


Get Started Now!

1317 Hours

Program Length

Orem South Campus

Locations

Day and Night

Day/Night

$5,300

Costs

Yes

Financial Aid

  • Learn the craft of machining and how to create precision parts.
  • Build projects using mills, lathes and other precision machining equipment.
  • Design parts and program computer numerical control (CNC) machines to make them.

Machinists use machine tools that are either conventionally controlled or computer numerically controlled, such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders, to produce precision metal parts. Although they may produce large quantities of one part, precision machinists often produce small batches or one-of-a-kind items. The parts that machinists make range from simple bolts of steel or brass to titanium bone screws for orthopedic implants. Hydraulic parts, anti-lock brakes, and automobile pistons are other widely known products that machinists make.

Students will learn the essentials of machining including shop mathematics, blueprint reading, machine tool operation and selection emphasizing safety in the learning process. The program prepares students for a smooth transition into the manufacturing industry work-force and/or to upgrade skills for career advancement. The Machine Tool Program stresses hands-on individualized instruction, through project construction and classroom work. Students will also learn the essentials of setting up, operating and programming Computer Numerically Controlled Machine tools emphasizing safety in the learning process. Students will also learn the essentials of Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. The program prepares students for a smooth transition into the manufacturing industry work-force and/or to upgrade skills for career advancement. The CNC program stresses hands-on individualized instruction, through project construction and classroom work.

Need Advice or Have Questions?

Talk To A Real Human!

Meet With a Counselor

Simple and Easy Steps to Get You Started

  • Choose Your Program

    This is where the text for your Feature List Item should go. It's best to keep it short and sweet.
    + Choose Your Program

  • Apply to MTECH

    Applying is FREE and easy. It's all done online.
    + Apply Now

  • Take Entrance Assessment

    All students must complete the entrance assessment. You can also meet with an Academic and Career Counselor at anytime.
    + Visit MTECH Testing Center

  • Meet with Academic and Career Counselor

    Some programs require a visit with one of our Academic and Career Counselors. Check your program for prerequisite details.
    + Meet with a Counselor

  • Check for Financial Aid

    Look for additional funding sources - Some programs qualify for financial aid. Others may have scholarships available.
    + Visit Office of Financial Aid.

  • Register, Pay Fees and Tuition

    All tuition and fees are due when you register. Registration is available online or at Student Services locations in Lehi, Orem and Spanish Fork.
    + Register and Pay

  • Visit the MTECH Bookstore

    Check your program homepage for supplies needed. Don't forget to grab your parking pass while at the bookstore. You already paid for it when you paid your program fees!
    + Visit a MTECH Bookstore

Request A Tour


See For Yourself What We Offer

  • Get a personal one-on-one tour
  • See our labs and equipment first hand
  • Get answers to your questions

100% Secure. We Never Share Your Information.

Schedule Your Tour