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The non-credit, intensive Machining program introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful as entry level Machinists technicians in a manufacturing setting.
The Machining-Turning course offers instruction on both manual and CNC operated lathes and Mills. The course requires no previous experience. Also included is instruction in machining math, blueprint reading, and dimensioning and tolerancing. Students completing the course will sit for the NIMS (National Institute of Metalworking Skills) Level I Turning Operator and Level I Milling Operator exams. Successful completion of the courses and credentials, will qualify students for entry level machinist jobs.
Virginia Western is looking for motivated, responsible adults eager to change careers or start manufacturing or technical careers that offer competitive wages, benefits and opportunities for advancement.
144 Hours Total, 4 Hours/session, (12 hours/week) for 12 Weeks
OSHA 10 General Industry Certificate; NIMS Level I CNC Turning: Operator; NIMS Level I Milling: Operator
How to Register
For Additional Information
Please contact Mike Greer at 540-857-6407; or contact Career Navigator Amanda Decker at 540-857-6279.
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