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Welcome to NRCC Machine Technology

The Machine Shop: Your Start to an Excellent Future

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.

NRCC Machine Technology PROGRAMS:




NRCC Machine TECHNOLOGY COURSES:

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Not sure which courses you need to take? Talk with an academic advisor for assistance or visit the catalog and choose your program of study.


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NC3 CERTIFICATIONS

NC3 Certifications are offered within the MAC 250 Metrology (The scientific study of measurement) class. Learn more about NCE by visiting their website.

National Coalition of Training Centers - Advanced Measuring Instruments Certificates:

  • Primary Standards
  • Support and Layout
  • Surface Finish Inspection and Hardness Testing
  • Flexible Measuring Tools
  • Optical Comparator
  • Data Sure - Statistical Measurement Capture

Opportunities

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.

Local Employers

Here are several web pages and names of local employers with machine shops.

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR

SPRING SEMESTER 2019
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
January 28 Monday Last Day to Add w/o Instructor Approval
February 7 Thursday Last Day to Drop and Receive Refund***
March 11 Monday Faculty Research (No Day or Evening Classes)
March 12-15 Tuesday-Friday Spring Break
March 29 Friday Last Day to Drop and Receive “W” Grade***
April 9 Tuesday Fall Registration Begins
May 6 Monday Classes End
May 7 Tuesday Exams Begin
May 10 Friday Exams End
May 13-15 Monday-Wednesday Faculty In-service
May 13 Monday Grades Due from Faculty (noon)
May 14 Tuesday Grades Available Online for Students
May 15 Wednesday Graduation

*** Refund or withdrawal date for regular session only. Contact Admissions & Records Office for information on other session deadlines.

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Machine Technology Contact Information

General questions and requests about Machine Technology should be directed to John Somervell 1-866-462-6722, extension 4327, or (540) 674-3600 extension 4327.
You may also email jsomervell@nr.edu.

Machine Technology Faculty

Call (540) 674-3600 or toll-free 1-866-462-6722, then you will be prompted to add the extension number to reach any employee.

Anthony Adams

 

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David Hayes

 

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Kent Sharp

 

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John Somervell

 

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