Why choose Machining Technology at PPCC?
PPCC's Machining Technology program will provide students with entry level machining and technology skills, as well as advanced skills for those seeking upgrade training to advance their careers. Machinists are in a highly paid and extremely sought after field right now in both Colorado and nationwide. Jobs include CNC Programmer, Machine Operator, Mill and Lathe Technician and Manufacturing Production Technician.
What do PPCC Machining students study?
There are two AAS degree emphasis in the Machining Technology program:
The Machining Technology emphasis degree is designed to provide individuals with entry level machining and technology skills. It will advance their hands-on fundamental skills of machining using MasterCAM 2D and 3D software, while developing applied math skills and problem-solving techniques.
The Advanced Manufacturing emphasis will addressing the needs of those seeking upgrade training for the purpose of career advancement. It will provide training in technology using software such as SolidWorks, MasterCAM 2D and 3D, and CamWorks. The emphasis also offers courses in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD &T) and 3D Printing for prototyping.
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Machinists with an AAS degree are in one of the highest paying fields right now and jobs are booming in the state of Colorado. Some of the career opportunities awaiting PPCC graduates in Machining Technology include:
- CNC Programmer
- Machine Operator
- Mill and Lathe Technician
- Manufacturing Production Technician
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.