Precision Machining Technology
John Tyler Community College’s machining program was created in conjunction with industry partners, and with its emphasis on hands-on training, the programs prepares students for in-demand jobs.
This program provides skills for entry-level work in production or maintenance machining. It is the recommended curriculum for machinist apprentices. The curriculum is based on the standards of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS).
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|DRF 160 Machine Blueprint Reading||3|
|MAC 161 Machine Shop Practices I||3|
|MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics||3|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|MAC 121 Computer Numerical Control I||3|
|MAC 150 Introduction to Computer-Aided Manufacturing||3|
|MAC 162 Machine Shop Practices II||3|
|Precision Machining Technology Elective||3|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ENG 115 Technical Writing||3||ENG 111|
|MAC 122 Computer Numerical Control II||3|
|MAC 163 Machine Shop Practices III||3|
|4th Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|MAC 164 Machine Shop Practices IV||3|
|MAC 209 Standards, Measurements & Calculations||3|
|PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry||3||PSY 100, PSY 200, PSY 203|
|Total Credits For Program||40|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- Part-time students should consult their faculty advisors regarding course sequences.
- Students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate precision machining technology electives.
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121(Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).