The Precision Machining program offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree and a Certificate of Achievement taught in conjunction with the region’s extensive manufacturing industry. The curriculum centers on “hands on” learning in our expanded professional CNC and Machine Tool labs. Students are taught by qualified instructors who’ve had working careers with Manufacturing companies.
The program has up to date Computer Numerical Control machines and up to date Manual mills and lathes. Students earning an AAS degree will also study advanced programming Cad and Computer Aided Manufacturing techniques. Precision Machining students also earn the industry recognized NIMS credential and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).
Program Mission Statement:
East Central College Precision Machining Program is a career-based education/skill learning format for students planning a serious future as a professional Machinist. As one of the technical education programs in a community college venue, we will provide affordable, quality training by qualified instructors. Since the Machining Industry is a dynamic field, the program will continuously update and revise curriculum, training methods, equipment and staff to keep our students the choice of regional employers.