Machining & Manufacturing Technology

Offered through Eaton RESA in partnership with Lansing Community College.

Students who complete the 60 credit hour requirements through year 13 will receive an Associate Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Students who complete the 74 credit hour requirements through year 13 will receive an Associate Degree in Computer Automated Design.

Program Location

LCC West Campus

Program Description

Careers in Manufacturing Technology are vast and dynamic. The manufacturing of all products requires the application and use of various types of machine tools which range from simple hand tools, saws, drill presses and milling machines to complex computerized numerical control, multi-axis machines. The manufacturing industry has a high demand for skilled professionals with the foundation skills in design, programming, and tooling operations. This program provides students with hands-on laboratory projects, career based education and industrial skill sets needed. Some career opportunities include Machine Tool Operations, CNC Programing and Operations and Skilled Maintenance.

Student learning outcomes include but are not limited to:

  • Describe appropriate safety procedures
  • OSHA regulations
  • MIOSHA regulations
  • MSDS requirements
  • QS and ISO certifications
  • Accident investigation
  • Introduction to CAD Software (Solid Edge)
  • Identify and demonstrate appropriate Section Views
  • Identify and demonstrate Assembly Drawings
  • Identify the types and purposes of drilling machines
  • Identify types and purposes of lathes
  • Identify the types and purposes of milling machines
  • Operate a milling machine
  • Identify the types and purposes of grinders
  • Operate a surface grinder
  • Create a basic CNC Program
  • Operate CNC Machines

Learn more about career options, requirements, employments outlooks, work activities, training, wage trends and more!

External LinkCNC Programmer

External LinkCNC Operator

External LinkMachinist

External LinkTool and Die Maker