The Machining Technology Program prepares students for entry-level positions as
machine technicians and machine tool operators. The self-paced, individualized
training allows the student maximum efficiency in completing the program on stateof-
the-art equipment. Students will work with excellent teaching staff who will provide
*not all courses available in Rich County
Complex and sophisticated parts that would take weeks and months to design,
engineer, draw, and produce now take a matter of hours using computer aided
manufacturing. Even small machine shops have realized the need for computer
numerical control (CNC) machining as well as the large industrial firms looking at
production line output.
The survey of U.S. manufacturing employers found that 80 percent of respondents said they had a serious problem finding qualified candidates for the highly technical world of modern manufacturing. Machining has been selected as one of Utah's five-star occupations. Business growth, as well as retiring workers, will provide the majority of new job openings and with a projected 28 percent increase in machinists over the next decade, the machining occupations will grow faster than average.
Online courses and/or blended components are available in this program. Blended learning courses are courses that combine face-to-face instruction with online elements. Contact an instructor for details regarding online availability.
10 - 13 mos (30 hrs/wk)
$200, which includes registration fee(s) and lab fee(s)
Assessment: Basic reading, basic math, and measurements. Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.
Arranged - varies by high school
Flexible hours M - F: 8am - 2:30pm
T - Th: 5pm - 10pm