The mission of this program is to provide required technical instruction and skill development for the student to become gainfully employed. The instruction includes shop math, elementary metallurgy, blueprint reading, the use of handbooks, and precision measuring instruments. Most instruction is given on an individual basis.
Practical experience is gained on lathes, grinders, mills, hand tools and bench work. Advanced students receive instruction and perform practical work on computer numerically controlled equipment. A variety of projects gives the student actual experience in the fabrication of usable tools and parts from metal.
663 Ken Pilkerton Dr
Smyrna, TN 37167
Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 2,900
Current job openings per year: 80