Program of Study

Students will learn to interpret blueprints, set up manual and CNC machines, perform basic and advanced machining operations and make decisions to ensure that work quality is maintained. A good technical background, which allows you to perform any bench, layout, or machine tool operation and includes knowledge about mathematics, metallurgy, and heat treating, which is essential for a machinist.


Careers Available

Employment opportunities for machining technicians exist in manufacturing industries, public institutions and governmental agencies and in a wide range of specialty jobs. A person can choose from a wide variety of career paths depending on his or her interests and abilities.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong math skills and good mechanical skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Ability to work in a team environment, organized and detail-oriented and a problem solver.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Computer-Integrated Machining Associate in Applied Science Day A50210 REVISED
Computer-Integrated Machining Diploma Day D50210 REVISED
Computer-Integrated Machining Diploma Evening D50210 REVISED

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Computer-Integrated Machining Program, contact Todd Bishop, Program Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering, at 336.734.7529 or tbishop@forsythtech.edu.