What Are Some Machinist Trade Schools?

What Are Some Machinist Trade Schools?

What Are Some Machinist Trade Schools?

Some machinist trade schools or schools offering programs in machinist technology include Mesa Community College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Nashville State Technical Community College, Wallace State Community College, Wilbur Wright-Humboldt Park Vocational College and Northern Michigan University. Programs typically ranges from 9 months to 2 years. As of 2015, employers are in need of workers who have the high-precision skills of machinists, according to a CNN report.

A machinist uses specialized tools, technology and equipment to change a material's mechanical properties, shape or surface finish. Machinist programs, such as those found at Mesa Community College and Northern Michigan University, provide hands-on experience to students in addition to courses so that they gain the basic skills needed to enter the workforce as machinists.