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Program Overview

Machinists are trained professionals who utilize machinery to manipulate and modify metal, plastic, or wood products. Students learn the basics of operating machine tools like computer controlled and manual mills & lathes, drill presses, grinders, and using common metalworking hand tools including precision measuring instruments.

The course also includes blueprint reading, quality control, metal properties and heat treatment of machine-ready metals. Students are trained to program, set-up, and operate computer numeric controlled (CNC) machines. These high wage, high-skill jobs can be found in fields such as: automotive, aviation and aerospace to name a few.

Helpful Attributes & Abilities   +

  • Suggested grade levels before entering program: Math – 10.0, Reading – 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

Full Time Schedule

Fall 2019 Monday – Friday Full Time 960 hours James Cowart


Matt Songer - Recruitment Specialist

Meet Matt.

He’s our High School Recruitment Specialist. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County program. Matt works with the counselors at our partner schools to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Matt will be in touch soon to answer any program and application questions you may have. If you’re interested, he gives great campus and program tours!

Ask your counselor about Tri County Tech programs today!

Matthew Songer

Recruitment & Marketing Specialist

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