Program Overview

Career Objectives:

  • Complete a career goal card and essay yearly.
  • Purpose is to be sure students are aware of careers available and the path needed to reach their career goals.

Program Highlights:

  • Students learn Computerized Numerical Control (CNC)
  • CNC Machines:

  HAAS (HAAS Control Programming and Simulators)

  FANUC (Hardinge Programming in FANUC Control)


Curriculum and Occupational Titles:

  • Toolmaker
  • Machinist
  • Machine Operator
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • CNC Programmer
  • CNC Operator and set-up person


  • Students must follow safety rules.
  • Students will also be assessed on their hands on performance and employability skills.
  • WORK ETHIC 30%
  • SKILLS 40%

Program Expectations:

  • Full-time employment in a climate controlled environment
  • 40 hours/week with some overtime

Tools and Equipment Requirements:

  • Pencil and 3-ring 1inch binder
  • Second year student can purchase a tool starter kit: 0-1” micrometer, 0-6” dial caliper, and 6” ruler

Uniform/Clothing Requirements:

  • Safety glasses
  • Safety shoes
  • Short sleeve shirt
  • Long pants (jeans)

Program Fees:

  • Activity fee ($20)
  • Shop tools are provided.

Safety Requirements:

  • Follow all safety rules and special instructions given
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times in the shop.
  • Proper uniform is required when working in the shop.
  • Must follow NMTCC Code of Conduct.
  • Short sleeve shirt
  • Long jean pants
  • Leather shoes or steel-toed shoes
  • No jewelry
  • Hair tie to tie back long hair.

Portfolio Presentations:

  • New updated resume every year
  • NIMS certificates or others received

Post-Secondary Options:

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Thaddeus Stevens
  • Williamson Trade School

Career Employment Opportunities:

  • Full-time program
  • State apprenticeship program
  • Co-operative education