Machine Technology

(Two year program for students in grades 11 & 12 - 3 high school credits first year/4 high school credits second year.)  The machine technology program provides training in the use of lathes, milling machines, surface grinders and layout tools for the shaping of metals into machine parts.  Students also gain experience in CNC programming and mechanical blueprint reading and sketching.  The program is articulated with New River Community College with 9 credits awarded for MAC 106 - Machine Shop Operations if the student completes theclass with at least a B average and enrolls into the Machine Technology programat New River Community College.  Students may take the National Institute for Metalworking Skills Level 1 Drill Press and Measurment, Safety and Materials exam.