Machine Tool Technology

Two-year program

The Machine Technology program is designed to prepare student to perform entry-level machine shop tasks under the supervision of an experienced machinist. Machine Technology student receives training on a variety of metal shaping machines used in the machining industry. Included in the course of study is instruction related to machining, precision measurement, industrial shop safety, shop drawings, and mathematics. This course is offered only at a GCS career center. Student must apply through admission process.

One Page Information Sheet


    Machine Tool Technology Year 1       Machine Tool Technology Year 2  
    Full Year: 4 high school credits     Full Year: 4 high school credits
    Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM     Afternoon Session: 12:45 PM - 3:25 PM
    Grades: 10th or 11th     Grades: 11th or 12th


NOTE:  Credits earned will count as electives needed for the SC high school graduation requirements.  One of the six credits earned may fulfill the CATE/Foreign Language requirement for SC high school graduation. Most 4-year colleges will NOT accept career center courses as a substitute for the foreign language college admissions requirement.