Steve Johnson, department chair
Tech Center 29
The Precision Machining Technology curriculum is designed to provide students experience in machining as it pertains to machining, toolmaking and mold making. This program provides education and training in CNC programming, CNC set-up and operation, production machining, mold making, die making, toolmaking, automated manufacturing, human relations, communications and other aspects of general education.
Career opportunities offer a wide range of employment possibilities in the manufacturing, machining, toolmaking, mold making and production areas. Recent placement has been 98 percent.
NOTE: This program requires an EliteBook Laptop or equivalent. Please refer to the NDSCS website for specifications. For further information, contact Steve Johnson, department chair, at 701-671-2478.
The applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent. Students considered for acceptance must complete all admission requirements.
Please Note: Students are placed into English, math and reading courses based on ACT, ACCUPLACER or other nationally recognized tests. Please see www.NDSCS.edu/current-students/student-success/test-center for the NDSCS Course Placement Policy and testing information. Students may be on an extended plan of study pending their course placement.
*Program Admission Requirements are subject to revision. Please check the department or program website under Program Admission Requirements for current information.
Upon successful completion of the required courses, students will be awarded a certificate, diploma, or Associate in Applied Science degree in Precision Machining Technology.