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Precision Machining



Grade Level

Intro to Industrial Tech 9

Engineering Principles of Precision Machining & CNC

10, 11, 12

Precision Machining & CNC Fundamentals I

10, 11, 12

Computer-Aided Manufacturing

10, 11, 12

Precision Machining & CNC Fundamentals II

11, 12


What will I do in class?

Precision Machining is designed to train students in the machining field with an emphasis on computer numerical control (CNC). Students are allowed to program, setup, and perform critical CNC operation that crosses over into many careers. From replacement joints in the medical field to the mustard bottle on the shelf at your local store, machining touches us every day.

Are there other benefits to me in the Machining pathway?

YES! Students enrolled in Precision Machining are concurrently enrolled with HCC. Students build a college transcript and NO TUITION is charged.

What careers are available and how much money can I make?

Below is a list of a few career choices in Precision Machining.

Career Specialty

U.S. Salary Median

Education Requirements

Chemical Plant/System Operator


High school diploma

Electrical Engineer Technician


Associates degree

Mechanical Engineer Technician


Associates degree

Manufacturing Engineer


4-year degree

Contact Information

Clayton Baughman

Precision Machining Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2901



Students can earn a NIMS industry certification as part of their training.