Machine Tool Technology

by El Camino College
The Machine Tool Technology program prepares students for employment in machine shops, tool rooms, and instrument and experimental laboratories and provides upgrade opportunities for employed industrial personnel. Students gain proficiency in the setup and operation of drilling machines, lathes, mills, grinders, electrical discharge machines, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathes, CNC milling machines, and computer aided manufacturing systems.
About El Camino College
Students develop skills in welding ferrous and non-ferrous alloys in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Students also acquire proficiency in blueprint reading, layout, structural fabrication, and pipe welding. Competencies will be assessed regularly in accordance with criteria established by the American Welding Society, the American Petroleum Institute, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American National Standards Institute.