Precision Machining Program
The Precision Machining Program prepares students for careers in the broad field of manufacturing as well as preparing students to move immediately into the Arizona Precision Machining Apprenticeship Program and higher education. The Precision Machining Program prepares individuals to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines as well as using precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers and gauges. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment. Students exiting this program will have a broad array of skills to prepare them for careers associated with manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, communications, electronics, medical devices, solar technology and more. Courses meet two and a half hours per day, Monday through Friday. This program is located at the West-MEC Central Campus, 6997 N. Glen Harbor Blvd., Glendale, AZ 85307.