Study machine tool technology at JCC
The Machine Tool Technology certificate at Jamestown Community College provides foundation skills in machine tools. You’ll be able to enter the workforce immediately after graduation as an entry-level manual machinist or CNC employee. The certificate also ladders directly into the A.A.S. degree in Mechanical Technology with a concentration in machine tools.
JCC’s courses build and strengthen your machine tool theory and use, as well as skills in machinist-specific math and writing. You’ll become proficient in the operation of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, drill presses, and precision measurement equipment. You’ll also take courses in solid modeling and CNC programming, two specific areas that are important for an overall understanding of the field.
2021 median pay for machinists and tool and die makers: $47,940/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Where to study at JCC
JCC’s Machine Tool Technology certificate prepares you to immediately enter the workforce in jobs like machinist and tool and die maker.
JCC’s Machine Tool Technology certificate can ladder into the Mechanical Technology degree with a concentration in machine tools.
The MTI provides highly skilled training and industry-standard equipment to prepare for manufacturing careers.
Machine tool technology skills
After you complete the program, you will be able to:
- Read and fully comprehend engineering drawings, and inspect and measure parts made to drawing specifications.
- Use basic machining tools, and calculate and identify proper tool geometry, feeds, speeds, screw threads, and tapers to machine parts of various materials.
- Set up and run a CNC machining center, and write and edit the control programs.
MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD
MCT 1270: Machine Theory and Operations
MCT 1380: Introduction to Solid Modeling
MCT 2340: Dimensional Metrology
MCT 1280: CNC/Machine Tools
MCT 1300: Machine Tool Technology II
MCT 1310: Industrial Safety & Quality Maintenance
MCT 1320: Production Processes & Maintenance Awareness
MCT 1340: Manufacturing Drawing and GD&T
- Apply for graduation.