New River Community College offers an excellent program for Machine Shop students. This program provides individuals with basic machining concepts, blueprint reading and inspection procedures. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be prepared for employment as basic machine tool operators. Occupational objectives are lathe operator, drill press operator, inspector and tool crib attendant. Admission requirements are those established for the college. The program focuses primarily on set-up and operation of basic machine tools. Instruction in math and blueprint reading is required to provide basic competencies necessary in the field. This can be your start to an excellent future with an above average salary.
NC3 Certifications are offered within the MAC 250 Metrology (The scientific study of measurement) class. Learn more about NCE by visiting their website.
The opportunities offered by the machine technology programs at New River Community College are virtually endless.
Graduates of the New River Community College machine technology program typically enjoy job offers from a number of local machine industries, where an above average salary can be expected after graduation from this program. The machine technology program also opens doors for career growth potential.
Here are several web pages and names of local employers with machine shops.
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|January 3||Thursday||Faculty Research|
|January 4-18||Friday - Friday||Faculty In-service|
|January 21||Monday||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (College Closed)|
|January 22||Tuesday||Classes Begin|
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|February 7||Thursday||Last Day to Drop and Receive Refund***|
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