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Machine Tool Technology - Machine Operator (480501)

Certificate: Certificate in Applied Science, CAS


The program will prepare you for an entry-level position as a machine tool operator. The program is intended to give you a firm foundation in conventional manufacturing methods through hands-on experience in laboratories and classroom lecture.
Topics covered in the program include blueprint interpretation, applied math, machine tool theory and practice, tool grinding, and basic metallurgy.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do you. What does your future look like?
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