May 17, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2020-21 
TCC Catalog 2020-21

Machining, Career and Technical Certificate (5026A)

Program Purpose:


To prepare students with the necessary skills to become machinists. The content includes all aspects of the machining industry, including planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health/safety/environmental issues.

Students will be prepared to sit for the following industry assessments:

  • National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

Note: This program will be offered at the Kim B. Williams Advanced Manufacturing Training Center on the main campus.

Program Length:
1,500 clock hours

Admission Requirements:
Standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Must be at least 17 years of age, and must turn 18 years of age before the end of the first semester in the program.

Note: Students must take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) within the first semester of enrollment in the program or present evidence of allowable substitute. (Learn more .) In order to successfully complete the program, students must earn a score of 8.0 or higher in language and mathematics and a reading score of 9.0 or higher on the TABE.

Academic Division:
Workforce Development

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Course Information

Program Courses (1,500 clock hours)