Machine Tool Technician

Machine Tool Technician

Technical Diploma

Do you have good mechanical ability, knowledge of math, attention to detail, and take pride in craftsmanship?  Enroll in MSTC’s Machine Tool Technician program today!

Machine tool technology is at the heart of many industrial processes. In this program, you will learn about micrometer precision measurement, dial indicators, optical comparators, and gauges. You will also have the opportunity to use machine tools such as lathes, mills, grinders, computers, and computer-controlled machines (CNC).

Machine Tool Technician program graduates have the in-demand skills needed for a variety of positions in industrial production and maintenance environments.

The Machine Tool Technician program is offered at Wisconsin Rapids Campus.

Jobs

  • CNC Operator
  • CNC Programmer
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance Machinist
  • Tool Room Machinist

Courses

Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10623104 Mechanical Drafting Concepts 3.00
32420301 Intro to Machine Tool 3.00
32420302 Machine Shop Manual Operations 5.00
32420312 Metals Science 2.00
32420320 Math for Manufacturing 2.00
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10804107 College Mathematics 3.00
(15-16 Credits)
Term: 2
10623106 Intro to AutoCAD 2.00
32420303 Manual Lathe & Cutting Fluids 5.00
32420304 Threads & Mills 5.00
32420360 Intro to CNC Machining 2.00
(14 Credits)
Term: 3
31801351 Occupational Communication 2.00
32420305 Advanced Lathes 4.00
32420306 Advanced Mills 4.00
32420362 CNC Lathes/Manual Programming 2.00
32420364 CNC Mills/Manual Programming 2.00
32806351 Applied Science 2.00
(16 Credits)
Term: 4
10462116 Metal Fabrication 3.00
10623112 Manufacturing Practices 3.00
32420307 Non-Traditional Machine Operations 3.00
32420322 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing 2.00
32420366 CNC Controls 3.00
32420368 CAD/CAM 3.00
(17 Credits)
Total Credits: 62-63