Machining Technician Level 1

Industrial cutting tools

Clifford House

Director of Technical & Industrial Programs
(276) 403-5620

Trevor Martin

Workforce Development Instructor


The Manufacturing Technology (MT) training program is a highly specialized course based on the techniques and interrelationships found in high-performance manufacturing and production. Instruction focuses on the critical actions, knowledge, systems, and processes necessary to participate in an advanced manufacturing enterprise. Activities include a focus on math and measurement; quality and continuous improvement practices; and, advanced manufacturing processes and production. Participants develop high-performance skills through demonstrations, lectures, self-paced studies, labs, technical presentations, critical thinking, problem-solving, and individual/group activities in order to demonstrate the core set of skills and knowledge necessary to prepare for sustained careers in the high-performance manufacturing environment.