Precision Machining Operations

Program Overview

Manipulate matter to the finest detail! In Tri County Tech’s Precision Machining Operations program, you will learn the proper techniques to become a certified, career-ready machinist. Gain knowledge of essential machine tools like computer-controlled and manual mills & lathes, drill presses, grinders, and using standard metalworking hand tools. You will learn to read blueprints, quality control, metal properties, and heat treatment of machine-ready metals. You will train to program, set-up, and operate computer numeric controlled (CNC) machines. 

“I like the environment here. It feels like actual work experience.” – Drew C., 2019

★★★★★

Career Opportunities

Drill Press Operator Manual Lathe Operator Manual Mill Operator
CNC Lathe Operator CNC Mill Operator CNC Programmer
Inspector

Career Data

Our Placement Rate Median Hourly Earnings* Entry Level Education
100% $15.56 High school diploma or equivalent

*Information provided by the 2018-2019 Critical Occupations Data.

Certifications

National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

Student Organizations

DECA

Helpful Attributes & Abilities

Suggested grade math levels before entering program: 10.0
Suggested grade reading levels before entering program: 9.0
Good problem solving skills
Good at working with hands
Teamwork
Safety oriented
Good work ethic with positive attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

College Credit

Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or OKWU.edu.

Questions?

Braden Schovanec - Recruitment Specialist

Meet Braden.

He’s our Outreach & Enrollment Specialist. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County program. Braden works with the counselors at our partner schools to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Braden will be in touch soon to answer any program and application questions you may have. Ask your counselor about Tri County Tech programs today!

Braden Schovanec

Outreach & Enrollment Specialist
Braden.Schovanec@TriCountyTech.edu
918.331.3315

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