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Precision Machining

 

Courses

Grade Level

Engineering Principles of Precision Machining & CNC

9, 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

$47,100

High school diploma

Electrical Engineer Technician

$69,570

Associates degree

Mechanical Engineer Technician

$64,810

Associates degree

Manufacturing Engineer

$92,030

4-year degree

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Contact Information

Shawn Taylor

Precision Machining Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2901

shawn.taylor@usd373.org

 

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Mr. Taylor works with students from HCC and surrounding schools who also attend classes at NHS