Machine Tool Technology

About

Machine Tool Technology provides trainees with technical knowledge and fundamental experience necessary to perform needed skills, skillful use of blueprints, hand tools, and machines required to make quality parts.

Students gain the fundamental principles inherent in all machine shop operations. The course is developed so projects may be selected to fit the individual needs and differences of the student.

Machinists are the skilled operators who create and maintain the tooling, fixtures, and equipment which are at the heart of industry.  MTT positions have been in existence since the industrial revolution, the machine tools and work practices have evolved with space age technology.

From computerized machine tools to exotic materials, today’s machinists/tool & die makers take advanced theories and put them into practice.

 

 

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $4,676.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,505.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Production Machine Tender432Certificate
Machine Set-Up Operator864Certificate
General Machinist 1296Diploma
Machinist I1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327

Job Duties

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 8,470

Current job openings per year: 340

Salary Range

$32,600
to
$42,900

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Blueprint Reading
Bench & Layout Work
Shop Theory
Shop Math
Drill Press & Power Saws
Second Trimester: 
Lathes
Basic Blueprint Reading
Basic Milling Machine Training
Third Trimester: 
Milling Machines
Surface Grinding
Maintenance & Repair
Heat Treating
Welding
Blueprint Reading

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Aubrey Harris
Aubrey Harris
731-632-3393

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