College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Computer Integrated Machining program, offered at the Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center in Currituck, will teach you the theory and safe use of hand tools, power machinery, computerized equipment and sophisticated precision inspection instruments.
Degree and Certificate Options
- Computer Integrated Machining — Diploma
- Integrated Machining — Certificate I
- Computer Integrated Machining — Certificate II
- Computer Integrated Machining — Advanced Certificate
What You’ll Study
You’ll learn how to interpret blueprints; set up manual and computer numerical control (CNC) machines; perform basic and advanced machining operations; and make decisions to ensure work quality.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, you’ll:
- Demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, power machinery, and other equipment and tools relevant to metals manufacturing by producing assigned projects that require specific machining skills
- Make decisions that demonstrate knowledge of precision measuring tools by performing quality control inspection procedures on projects
- Program computer numerical machine tools to produce accurate and functional machine parts
- Demonstrate how to visualize and interpret technical drawings to include line types, orthographic projections, dimensions, and notes
Employment opportunities for machining technicians include manufacturing industries, public institutions, government agencies and a wide range of specialty machining shops.