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There has always been a need for skilled machinists, but with the advent of technology the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the industry have increased. Today's Computer Aided Manufacturing machinists must know precision machine tools, equipment and systems and be able to develop programs that will allow them to process metal or plastic parts to engineering specifications. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that Texas will have 2,580 job openings each year for the next seven years in the machining fields listed below. That’s more than 18,000 skilled, qualified personnel that will be needed to fill open positions through 2022.
TSTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Aided Manufacturing Machinist. For those wishing to enter the workforce more quickly or add to an existing knowledge base, TSTC also offers two certification levels in Computer Aided Manufacturing Machinist - one which requires 19 hours to complete and one which requires 39. Most students take all three programs, which were designed to be completed in progression. Through a unique partnership with HAAS Automation Inc., TSTC has established a regional training facility that enhances the learning experience. In the laboratory, where most of the student's time is spent, the machines and software are the same as those used in today's fast-paced and highly-competitive manufacturing environment. Graduates find excellent career positions in large and small companies throughout Texas - particularly in Marshall-Longview, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Austin-Round Rock - as well as nationally.