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Precision Machining/ Computer Numerical Control

Machining is an industry basic to all industrial manufacturing worldwide. The machining industry represents high tech sophistication with high levels of accuracy and dependability. In this program you will develop skills for immediate employment as either a Manual Machining Technician or a Computer Numerical Control Technician.
In this program you will learn blueprint reading, basic metallurgy, precision measurement, and proper tool usage. You will also learn to operate engine lathes, horizontal and vertical mills, grinding machines, computer numerical control turning centers (lathes), and computer numerical control horizontal and vertical machining centers (mills). You will also learn to write programs from blueprints, work with computer-aided-machining (CAM) software, and learn quality control techniques.
Who Can Attend
High school juniors, High school seniors, Adults
Employment Opportunities
Automotive Parts Manufacturers, Aviation Manufacturers, Custom Engine and Motorcycle Shops, Department of Defense Contractors, Energy Sector, Job Shops, Medical Parts Manufacturers, Precision Tooling Manufacturers, Valve Manufacturers
Occupational Characteristics
Professional machinists are detail oriented problem solvers. They follow both written and oral directions and understand the impact they have on a manufacturing process.
For Success in this Career You Should Have
Good reading and math skills
Location(s) and Times
Portland Campus, Bruce Gray Center
Daytime classes
2 sessions:
8:00 am - 10:55 am and 12:30 pm - 3:25 pm
High school students and part-time adults enroll in either the AM or PM session. Full-time adult students enroll in both sessions.
Evening classes
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, two or four evenings a week
Only adult students will be enrolled in evening classes.

Contact Info

Main Number
7:30am - 8:30pm


Attendance Numbers
Portland - 405.717.4304
Reno - 405.717.4646
Rockwell - 405.717.4206

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12777 N. Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73142 • Phone 405.717.7799