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Starting Wage

$18.00 / hour

Avg. Wage Upon Completion

$28.00 / hour

On The Job Training

8,000 hours

see Training Summary below

Related Courses Required

8 courses or 576 hours

see Classes Offered below

Key Skills

  • Strong math skills, English to metric unit conversion, fraction to decimal conversion, and basic geometry and trigonometry
  • Comfortable with computers
  • Precision and detail orientated
  • Focus on machining fundamentals progressing to CNC set up and operate closing with some programming
  • Self disciplined
  • Ability to handle more then one task at a time
  • Ablility to follow written instruction
  • Ability to measure using a ruler and/or tape measure, using micrometers, or using other measuring tools is a bonus

Character Traits

  • Some degree of self confidence, likes to work independently, likes working with hands, good communication skills
  • Likes video games, likes making things at home or in school, likes immediate satisfaction

Dual Enrollment Courses

These classes can be taken through MCC by FLYAP participants

  • TAM 101
    Machine Theory
  • TAM 105
    Machine Project Laboratory
  • TAM 121
    Mathematics for Machinist I
  • TAM 131
    Machine Shop Print Reading I
  • TAM 141
    Machine Shop Laboratory

Apprenticeship Training Summary

  • 2,000 hours
    Manual drilling, milling, lathe work, saws, bench work, inspection, and safety
  • 250 hours
    Learning CNC basic language, G- code, what all the axes mean, etc.
  • 5,750 hours
    Running, supervised set up, independent set up, and editing / writing of basic programs on CNC equipment

  • 8,000 hours

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As a youth apprentice, you will receive education and skills through job shadowing in 11th grade and a paid co-op in 12th grade. What’s more, upon completion, you will have the highly sought-after skills and experience that could make your career possibilities limitless.

In this program, you will have an opportunity to interview with several companies in multiple trades. And when you graduate, you will already have an understanding of these companies and what they offer.

We are here to be part of your decision discussion. Let’s build your future together.

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