This program is the basics of machining. Students learn the set up and operation of conventional machining equipment such as grinders, mills, lathes, drill presses, and saws. Instruction is also provided in safety, quality control and inspection procedures, shop theory, precision measuring instruments, mathematics, blueprint reading, and basic CNC operation. Instruction time is divided equally between classroom, computer lab, and shop, providing a unique blend of practical theory and hands-on experience. Upon graduation, students may find entry-level employment as an operator of a lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, etc. in the machining and tooling industry.
These courses are designed to enhance and expand the knowledge for those currently in the machining and tooling industry. Students must be proficient in the field, with experience and understand the concepts of machining. The intensity of these advanced courses will prove challenging and require full participation for those interested in becoming competitive in this growing industry.
NOTE: All Classes Taught In English Only
Who Can Apply?
Our High Tech Machinist Training Program was developed for beginner to intermediate level machinists, meaning no prior training or experience is required in order to apply. We do, however, require basic criteria to ensure NTMA is the best fit for you. As listed below, all applicants must:
- Possess a high school diploma, or its equivalent
- Be interviewed by an Admissions Representative
- Participate in a campus tour
- Attend an orientation session
Exceptions apply for prospective students with special circumstances, such as those enrolled in the Ability-to-Benefit program. Contact us for more information.
Student Scholarships & Financial Aid
NTMA is committed to making education accessible to all qualified candidates, regardless of background. Depending on eligibility requirements, students have the opportunity to receive aid in the form of scholarships, grants, federal and state funding, or subsidized/unsubsidized loans.
Visit our Financial Aid page to see if you qualify for any of the options listed above. If you have questions or prefer to speak to someone in the Financial Aid Office, give us a call at (562)-921-3722.
12131 Telegraph Rd
Santa Fe Springs, California 90670