Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 17
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Would you like to quickly develop skills for a high-demand job?
You can complete this 17-credit Riverland program to earn a Machining Certificate in one semester. Our class size will give you easy access to the equipment and tools of the trade.
Students learn to fabricate parts by interpreting blue prints and using precision measuring tools. They will make parts to factory specifications and standards. Lathe and mill operation will be mastered by learning proper machine set up, including material speeds and feeds. Shop safety will be covered and the hazards involved using these machines.
This is a hands-on, highly skilled job with many opportunities in the area. Count on gaining practical knowledge in the machining field that employers are looking for.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Albert Lea 56007

Labor Market Information

  • Machinists
  • Median wage:$21.93/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529