This is a four-semester, full-time, day program; the first two semesters are common with the one-year Machine Tool Operations program. All courses within the first year are based on the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level One Skill Standards in nine separate skill areas. During the third and fourth semesters, students learn how to build and sample basic stamping dies and plastic injection molds.
Career Outlook: There is an ongoing need for highly skilled metalworkers. Tool and die makers and mold makers are in demand.
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