Precision Manufacturing and Engineering Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to manufacture precision parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines. In addition, individuals use precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers, and gauges; machine and heat-treat various metals; and lay out machine parts. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment.
If you are looking for a career that involves working with your hands, engineering, and solving problems, Precision Manufacturing and Engineering Technology may be the program for you. You’ll be prepared for career possibilities that will allow you to blend your interests across a variety of opportunities, including CNC machinist, CNC programmer, tool and die maker, and precision machinist.