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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 32-420-1
Credit Program
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Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Machine Tool Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

CNC Operator
Machine Operator
Machine Cell Operator

Average Median Wage


Machine Tool Technician Programs

This program will give students the technical knowledge needed for an entry-level job in the machine tool industry as a machine operator, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operator, apprentice in a maintenance shop, machine shop, or tool and die shop. Students will plan the sequence of operations needed to successfully complete the process of material removal, read and interpret blueprints, and use hand tools and precision measuring tools. Students will work on both manual and computer-controlled machines.

Machine Tool Technician Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Fox Valley Machine Tool Technician at Fox Valley
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