Manufacturing and Machine Technology

Manufacturing & Machine Technology provides instruction in the setup and operation of industrial-type metal working machinery. Students can enter employment, college, and/or participate in an apprenticeship program as a machinist, tool and die maker, or computer numerical control (CNC) operator

Manufacturing & Machine Technology is approved as a Completer Program (a graduation requirement option).

Manufacturing & Machine Technology may grant 10 student service learning hours per level.


Instructors:

- Tim Blizzard ( tdblizz@carrollk12.org )


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This program is certified by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills.


Major Units of Study:

- Operation and programming of CNC equipment

- Lathe and grinding Operations

- Milling Machine Operations

- Drill Press Operations

- Heat Treatment Operations

- Blue Print Reading

- Bench Work

- Grinding Operations

- Precision Measuring Tools

- Sawing Operations

- Technical Math


Continuing Education Opportunities:

- Apprentice Programs

- Articulation with Catonsville Community College

- College

- Military Services

- On-the-job Training

- Trade and Technical Schools


Career Opportunities:

- CNC Operator

- Cutter/Grinder

- Lathe Specialist

- Machinist/Machine Operator

- Mill Specialist

- Quality Control Inspector

- Tool and Die Maker


Continuing Education Opportunities:

- Apprentice Programs

- Articulation: Receives Credit Toward Apprenticeship

- College

- Military Services

- On-the-job Training

- Trade and Technical Schools


For more information about careers in the machine technology field, please check out this link to the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Machinists/Tool & Die Makers

Computer Numeric Control Operators