This program is the basics of machining. Students learn the set up and operation of conventional machining equipment such as grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, and saws. Instruction is also provided in safety, quality control and inspection procedures, shop theory, precision measuring instruments, mathematics, blueprint reading, and basic CNC operation. Instruction time is divided equally between classroom, computer lab, and shop, providing a unique blend of practical theory and hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students may find entry-level employment as an operator of a lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, etc. in the machining and tooling industry.
About NTMA Training Centers of Southern California
Since 1968, the NTMA Training Centers of Southern California have prepared and furthered the skills of nearly 50,000 men and women for careers in the tooling, machining, and manufacturing industry. Offering a wide spectrum of training, all locations offer modern classrooms, state-of-the-art machinery for extensive hands-on practice, and instructors possessing knowledge and experience in the industry. Students are afforded the highest caliber of instruction, including computer lab and actual machining of parts for the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed.