Machine Tool Technology I

2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible:  11, 12, Adult

This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level manufacturing jobs in the precision machining trades.  Students will learn to operate a power saw, drill press, lathe, mill, and surface grinder.  Fabrication and resurfacing of cutting tools will be taught.  Students will interpret design specifications and technical drawings from which items will be reproduced.  Quality control data will also be analyzed. 

Machine Tool Technology II

2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible:  12, Adult
Prerequisites:  Machine Tool Tech. I and instructor approval

This course is a continuation of Machine Tool Technology I.  Students will also work with computerized numerical control (CNC) machine tools and Electric Discharge Machines.  Students may also have the opportunity to complete an approved internship.

How to Apply:
  • High School Students: Contact your school's guidance counselor.   Prerequisites may apply.
  • Adult Students: 
    • Schedule to take WorkKeys with the CTC assessment office
    • Complete an application & make deposit ($100)
    • Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)
    • Submit background check form

  • Classes Schedule: Monday - Friday
    • August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar).
      • Typical Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
      • Typical Afternoon block schedule is 12:15 - 2:40
For specific meeting date & time along with estimated tuition & fees, please see the latest CTC Program Catalog


For More information call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our Advisors.

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1080 S. Silver Springs Road - Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703 - ph 573.334.0826 - fax 573.334.5930