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How Will NTMA Training Centers Bring Out the Best in You?

NTMA Machinist Training College is more than just a gateway to a successful career. It is a place where lives are transformed, where character is built, and where lifetime skills are learned. NTMA Training Centers is passionately dedicated to bringing out the best in each student by offering them the resources and instruction they need to succeed.

Discover the Machinist Training Course That’s Right for You

NTMA provides comprehensive courses designed to prepare students for entry-level to advanced level machinist positions. Our campus, located in Santa Fe Springs, houses state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to give you the hands-on experience necessary to excel in your future career.

Machinist Training

This program provides students with entry-level knowledge of machining techniques and processes. In just 7 months, students will be certified to set up and operate conventional machining equipment, such as grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, saws and CNC machines.

Advanced Machinist Training

After participating in the entry-level training course, students may enroll in our Advanced Training Courses. Become proficient in advanced CNC Operation, Programming (MasterCAM), Inspection, Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operation, and our new hybrid CNC/MasterCAM Programming class.

CNC Machining

This introductory class to CNC machining is designed for experienced machinists and machine operators, who need or want to update their skills in CNC operations, setups, and programming.

Inspection Training

This course is designed to instruct students in inspection techniques and use of Coordinate Measuring Equipment. Upon graduation, students qualify for intermediate-level positions in the machining industry.

Scholarship & Financial Aid Opportunities

NTMA provides scholarships and financial aid to remove any barriers that may prohibit students from pursuing their educational goals. Not only will the staff at NTMA help you find a solution, but we will also assist you throughout the entire application process and help you adequately prepare to meet your loan repayment obligations. Depending on eligibility requirements, students have the opportunity to receive funding in the form of:

  • Financial Aid
  • Scholarships & Grant
  • Federal or State Funding
  • Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loans
  • Veteran Education Benefits

Enrollment Requirements

Whether you have years of machining experience or none at all, we can help you receive the training you need to meet your career goals. We do, however, require some basic criteria to ensure NTMA is the right fit for you. All applicants must:

Be at least 18 years old

Possess a high school diploma, or the equivalent

Complete our in-house assessment test

Participate in a campus tour

Attend an orientation session

There are certain exceptions for applicants with special circumstances, such as those enrolled in the Ability-to-Benefit program.

Receive Training from the Nationwide Leaders in CNC Machinist Training

With a 79% completion rate, NTMA has the highest graduation rate in the industry. Our network of employers consistently rely on NTMA graduates to fill their empty positions, and our faculty and staff will continue to support you in your career long after we hand you your diploma. Join the thousands of alumni who have trusted NTMA to help shape their future.

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Your Journey Starts Now – Enroll Today!

How will NTMA bring out the best in you? We have the resources to make it happen, but what your best can be—that’s up to you. And we can’t wait to find out. Enroll today to make NTMA part of your story.

Federal or State Funding – Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loans – Veteran Education Benefits