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If you’re looking for a career with a bright future, consider receiving CNC machine training at the New Castle School of Trades.
Employers are constantly looking for work-ready individuals who have acquired formal hands-on training and hold the right certification. So if you’re ready to advance your skills and give your career the boost it needs, this is the machinist school for you.
Those new to the machinist trade may also want to check out our handy guide for how to become a machinist to help you get on your way.
Those who receive CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine training can look forward to a varied and interesting career.
The machine training you’ll receive through classes at NCST will prepare you to fashion a wide variety of materials used in industries of all types. Some of the tools used in this line of work include drills, wood routers, laser cutters and surface grinders, among many others.
At our machinist school, you’ll learn how to produce parts made of metal, plastic and other industrial materials. You’ll also receive CAD training, giving you a full arsenal of work-ready skills to use on your first day on the job.
Once you complete our 60-week Associate of Specialized Technology (AST) degree program, you’ll be qualified to work in entry-level positions as a machine programmer and operator.
The courses you’ll take while part of the program include, but are not limited to:
Your salary as a CNC machinist will be highly influenced by experience and education. NCST can help you become more attractive in both areas with hands-on training programs.
Salaries can increase if you move into a lucrative, highly specialized CNC programming or supervisory role. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for a new, qualified machinist are good. The Bureau goes on to state:
“…As machine shops have increased their use of computer-controlled equipment, training in the operation and programming of CNC [computer numerically controlled] machine tools has become essential. A growing number of machinists are learning the trade through 2-year associate degree programs at community or technical colleges.”
–Bureau of Labor Statistics
And some of the largest employing industries with the highest machinist salaries include:
Many industrial machines are now computerized and their maintenance and even creation requires that workers have considerable knowledge of computers and electronics.
Earning a specialized AST degree from the New Castle School of Trade’s CNC machinist school will show employers that you have the desired skills and acumen that companies seek today. Without a doubt, you’ll soon be a valued member of an exciting team.
If you’re ready to take the first step towards a career in CNC machining, then it’s time to make your move.
Our labs are filled with the industry-standard equipment you will need to succeed, including:
Furthermore, not only will you learn the procedures for operating standard industry machinery, but you will also learn all the basic skills of CNC operators, tool programmers and CAD operators after enrolling in our comprehensive program.
As an experienced technical school in the area, NCST is committed to ensuring you get exactly what you need to succeed in your career. We go above and beyond other machinist schools to make sure the skills you acquire take you where you want to go in life.
After graduation, the New Castle School of Trades staff helps students find work via our career services department. And if the only thing holding you back is the worry that you won’t find the money to pay for our CNC machine training program, our financial aid services office will help you find scholarships and other forms of aid to apply for.
Welcome to NCST. If you have any questions for us, please feel free to contact us today. We’re ready to begin the journey with you!