Customized Training

NTMA Training Centers offers customized courses to fit your workforce needs.

We can schedule days, times and type of training your company is looking to obtain. Our unique blend of lab and shop time allows for maximum theory and hands on learning. Our Instructional staff is well versed in today’s advanced programs, while allowing the participant to learn at a pace that encompasses critical material.   

A minimum of 12 participants is required. 
For more information, contact our Retraining Department at 562-404-4295 x131
For Marcie Correa, 562-404-4295 x131 or
For Aurora Gonzalez, 562-404-4295 x113 or 

Forge a career as an expert CNC operator or Machinist!

Advanced Curriculum
Our advanced curriculum includes three separate training programs, as outlined below. Both our Advanced CNC Training Course and our Advanced MasterCAM Training Course require that students partake in an introductory-level course prior to the advanced training to ensure they have the base knowledge required to excel at an advanced level.

Flexible Scheduling
Classes are 8 hours on Saturdays for 18 weeks, or 4.5 hours two nights per week for 16 weeks. Each individual course totals 144 hours, with the exception of the MasterCAM Training Courses (which total 144 hours, each). For more information regarding our course offerings, view pages 35-44 of our 2023 catalog.

Upon Completion
The training you receive in our advanced programs will qualify you for advanced-level work in the machining trade. Upon graduation, you will have acquired the complex CNC and CAD/CAM knowledge necessary to rise to the top of the talent pool and set yourself on the path to a lifelong career in machining.

Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students the principles and practices in the operation of a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM).

  • Students will apply basic blueprint reading skills, technical mathematics, and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) in preparing a basic program and operation of a prismatic part.
  • Additionally, students will demonstrate the basic understanding of navigating through a graphical user interface that provides the necessary functions for proper probe selection and qualification, planning a program layout, making a basic program, measure, analyze, and prepare a detailed inspection report.
  • Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of the programming and operation of a CNC CMM.

40 and 80 Hour Courses

Additional Programs:

The programs below are designed to offer your employees an introduction and basic understanding of the program. Each of these programs has different levels of training that may be offered, such as Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.

  • CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) – Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Inspection – Level 1 and 2
  • CAD/CAM – (Level 1 – Mill & Lathe), (Level 2 – 2D Milling & Turning), (Level 3 – 3D Milling & C-Axis Turning), (Level 4 – Multi-Axis/Solids)

For further program information, contact our Director of Customized Training Marcie Correa by email: or call directly at 562-404-4295 x131.