Machine Tool Technology


The Machine Tool Technology program is designed to provide the student with the ability to work as a machine tool operator, machinist, tool and die maker, industrial maintenance machinist and those in related occupations that require skill in machining metal with such machines as milling machines, lathes, grinders, drill presses, CNC machinery, EDM machinery including the ability to interpret part prints and use precision measuring tools.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,492.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $322.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Production Machine Tender432Certificate
Machine Set-Up Operator864Certificate
General Machinist1296Diploma
Machinist I1728Diploma

New students enroll every month as space is available.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555


First Trimester: 
MTT 0001 Worker Characteristic
MTT 1010 Technology Foundation
MTT 1020 Orientation & Practical Safety
MTT 1030 Math Concepts I
MTT 1040 Engineering Drawings I
MTT 1050 Shop Theory I
MTT 1060 Bench Work & Manual Machine Tool
Production Machine Tender - Certificate 432 Hours
Second Trimester: 
MTT 0002 Worker Characteristic
MTT 2010 Math Concepts II
MTT 2020 Engineering Drawings II CAD
MTT 2030 Shop Theory II
MTT 2040 Manual Lathe
MTT 2050 Manual Milling Machine
MTT 2060 Grinding and Abrasive Machines
MTT 2070 Manufacturing Materials & Processes
MTT 2080 Introduction to Computer Numerical Control
Machine Set-up Operator - Certificate 864 Hours
Third Trimester: 
MTT 0003 Worker Characteristic
MTT 3010 Engineering Drawings III CAM
MTT 3020 Shop Theory III
MTT 3030 Precision Grinding
MTT 3040 Computer Numerical Control Machining
General Machinist - Diploma 1296
Fourth Trimester: 
MTT 0004 Worker Characteristic
MTT 4010 Employability Skills
MTT 4020 Intro to Additive Manufacturing
MTT 4030 Shop Theory IV
MTT 4040 CNC Turning Center
MTT 4050 CNC Machining Center
MTT 4060 Electrical Discharge Machining
Machinist 1 - Diploma 1728 Hours


NIMS certifications
NC3 Certifications


Troy Hayes

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