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Manufacturing Technology

Manufacturing Technology

Learn to operate and program CNC machinery, operate various CAD/CAM software systems and interpret blueprints to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.

 
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You’ll begin by developing a broad foundation across all areas of manufacturing and precision metal working, and then will develop skills in advanced technologies including:  rapid prototyping, laser cutting, laser engraving, five axis machining, CNC machining and product design.  You will also learn to use 3D printers to generate prototypes.

Projected California Employment Statistics

Wages

CNC Programmer and Operator

$33,770-$97,860

Job Growth (2014-2024)

+32%

Job Openings (2014-2024)

2,500 3,300

 

Wages

Machinist

$25,000-$71,000

Job Growth (2014-2024)

+19%

Job Openings (2014-2024)

33,800 40,280

Source: http://www.onetonline.org